Team Manager-Children with Disabilities

Salary £40.11 - £43.20 per hour

Team Managers will be based in one of the following service areas:
• Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHASH) & Assessment
• Locality Based Safeguarding Teams
• Children and Families Disability Team (CFDT)
• Permanence Teams
The role will manage a team of Social Workers (and other staff) within a social care service and a wider Children, Young People and Families Directorate. The key purpose of the role is to ensure high quality social work practice which achieves the best possible outcomes (and progress) for children and young people in need of social work support, assessment and intervention.
The post of Team Manager will ensure that standards of practice are high and that quality, including the delivery of evidenced based systemic practice, is a consistent focus for the whole team.
Importantly, the Team Manager role will model key elements of Systemic Practice including:
• A strengths and relationship based approach
• Different perspectives and collaboration
• Family & Goal orientated plans which are SMART
• The value of systemic tools such as; genograms