Team Manager - Children's Social Worker Academy
We are looking for an experienced, innovative, and creative team manager to manage our Child in Need Team, as part of our Locality Service. We are creating a new team which will work with our children in need of support, with a view to preventing escalation. The team will be made up of newly qualified social workers and will nurture and upskill them through plenty of learning and development opportunities, to ensure an excellent first year in practice. The team manager will lead a centre of excellence whereby social workers use the Signs of Safety model of practice to achieve fantastic outcomes for our children.
This is an amazing opportunity to support our most vulnerable children and families. You will be a team manager, who relishes the opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative and supportive environment. You will ensure that practice is underpinned by the Deal principals and our practice standards, and that the Signs of Safety model is embedded in our work with children and families, by championing this model. You will value our Deal Principles "Be Kind", "Be Courageous", "Be Positive" and "Be Accountable".
We believe our workforce is our greatest asset and you will ensure our social workers have the right support and a positive working environment to deliver outstanding social care to children, young people and families.
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