Front Door Assistant Team Manager-Child Protection

Location Swindon
Salary £38.00 - £41.10 per hour
We require an Assistant Team Manager in Assessment and Child Protection Team experience required:
• Experience managing a duty team
• Direct responsibility for operational staff
• Considerable experience of services to vulnerable people
• Substantial post-qualification experience in a relevant setting
• Experience of the whole range of Children in Need Services
• Understanding of the full range of early help services and ability to recognise children and families who would benefit from early help
• Demonstrable working knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and policy context relating to the work of Social Care and Early Help services relevant to the service area
• Commitment to a child-centred approach
• Commitment to team work and engagement
• Commitment to multi-agency working across a range of services to promote better outcomes for children and families.
• A focus on performance management and service development
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines in often pressured environments
Swindon Vision and Priorities:
By 2030, Swindon will have all of the positive characteristics of a British city with one of the UK’s most successful economies; a low-carbon environment with compelling cultural, retail and leisure opportunities and excellent infrastructure. It will be a model of well managed housing growth which supports and improves new and existing communities.
Swindon will be physically transformed with existing heritage and landmarks complemented by new ones that people who live, work and visit here will recognise and admire. It will remain, at heart, a place of fairness and opportunity where people can aspire to and achieve prosperity, supported by strong civic and community leadership.