Childrens Social Worker Manager (Qualified)

We are seeking a team manager to: • Line manage a team of social workers within the children's duty and assessment team. You will supervise practice and have responsibility for decision making. • You will have an established track record in safeguarding and multi-agency working. You will have experience of the Signs of Safety model of Social Work. • You will be able to create an environment which enables excellent practice by setting high standards and motivating others to do the same. • Motivate and support social workers to be ambitious on behalf of children and families. • Facilitate constant reflective thinking about the welfare of families and the safety of children. • Lead by example, showing integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity of purpose. • Develop and maintains positive relationships, and be visible and accessible to the team, to children, young people and families, and to other professionals. In Redcar and Cleveland you will benefit from: • A senior leadership team that listens and cares about you and your work. • A quality framework which supports practice improvement. • A culture of high expectations, high challenge and high support. • A culture which celebrates social work. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Jayne Bulmer, Service Manager Tel: 01642 771230 or e-mail: Required qualifications: Degree in social work or equivalent social work qualification & current HCPC Registration. The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought. The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

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