Children's Team Manager

Location Dudley
Salary £37.09 - £39.20 per hour

We are looking for a Team Manager to join the Children in Care Team at our Corbyn Road location.
A mixture of onsite and home working arrangements in place at present.

To manage and develop the operational functions within the divisional area of responsibility to meet departmental and corporate policies and objectives.
To actively contribute and, where necessary, lead in strategic planning activity at a number of levels.
1. The delivery of Council services.
2. Budget Management.
3. Team/Unit Human Resources Management.
4. Liaison and communication with members of the public.
5. Strategic planning activity.
1. To provide clear management of and direction for the team/unit.
2. To be responsible for the development and implementation of team/unit business plans and to be accountable for the delivery of services accordingly.
3. To ensure the work of the team is consistent with National Social Work and Social Care objectives, including National Priorities Guidance and National or Regional Standards.
4. To effectively manage all team/unit budgets, as delegated by the Divisional Manager, to ensure that identified objectives are met.
5. To be responsible for the management of human resource activity within the team/unit.
6. To ensure that the Directorate is represented to the community in a way that encourages a better understanding of the Directorate’s work.