Social Work Team Manager - Northamptonshire

Children’s Peripatetic Team Manager – Social Work


£48,729 to £53,494

I am looking for a talented, experienced Team Leader to manage a new Peripatetic team within the Northamptonshire Children’s Trust. This team will be working across all social work teams and services, providing critical cover and helping to ease the pressure wherever needed.

In this post you will:

  • Grow and lead a new peripatetic team
  • Allocate and prioritise workloads
  • Manage a team of Senior Social Workers, who will be working across multiple service areas
  • Effectively ensure that the care of the child remains paramount
  • Ensuring staff continuous development through quality supervision
  • Have responsibility for the team plan to meet objectives and ensure performance targets are achieved

For this post you will need:

  • Experience as a Team Manager
  • A recognised Social Work qualification and Social Work England Registration
  • People management skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Budgetary control experience

On offer is:

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • £2,200 Welcome bonus
  • Retention bonus
  • Social Work England registration costs
  • Flexible working practices, including home working, flexi time and job share
  • The opportunity to personally contribute to improving the service
  • Monthly high quality supervision
  • Up to 27 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays (with service rises to 32 days plus bank holidays)
  • Opportunity to buy back up to 5 weeks of additional holiday each year
  • Subsidised local authority Pension Scheme
  • Additional 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50%
  • Employee discount schemes
  • Up to £8,000 relocation allowance
  • Signs of Safety training
  • An onsite academy delivering a variety of learning & development opportunities
  • Heavily subsidised city centre parking
  • Regular engagement opportunities with the CEO

For more information of this fabulous role, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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