Team Manager - Tameside - #00039F751

Management of People

To manage the Team in line with Service policy, procedure and guidelines

To implement the Council’s Supervision Policy

Adhere to the Council’s Human Resource Guidelines for Managers, with particular

reference to:

Recruitment and Selection

Disciplinary/Grievance/Capability Procedures

Equal Opportunities Employment Code of Practice

Attendance Issues, i.e. Annual Leave, Flexi Leave, Sickness Absence,

Compassionate/Special Leave, Flexible Working, Maternity Provision

Exit Interviews

Address issues concerning staff welfare in accordance with the Council’s policies

Comply with the Authority’s Health and Safety Regulations

Ensure induction of new staff joining the Team as per Children’s Services guidance.

Ensure that the training and development needs of staff within the Team are evaluated and actioned in accordance with the Authority’s GEARS programme and the Service Training Strategy.

Ensure that the staffing practices of Team are in accordance with Council policye.g. in relation to casual/temporary employment.

Operate Personnel Practices within the Authority’s scheme of delegation and follow agreed processes with employees and Trade Unions.

Management of Finance & Resources

Management of all budgets held by the Team

Responsibility for budget monitoring and for the control of income and expenditure within approved levels.

Ensure that the Team operates within the Service’s Scheme of Financial

Delegation, Council Standing Orders and Financial Regulations.

Manage allocation of work in accordance with priorities, ensuring that assessments,

Care plans and review functions are implemented where required and monitored and reviewed according to local procedures and priorities.

Maintain effective workload monitoring within the Team.

Contribute to the development of unit costs for the Team’s activity.

Participate in out of hours management cover as appropriate to the service area.

Contribute to proposals for cost effective use of resources and plans for disinvestments and reinvestment.

Management/operation of Team to accord with Best Value principles.

Management of Quality & Performance

Responsibility for ensuring that work is undertaken to meet agreed standards but always striving for excellent practice

Drive up quality of practice particularly in relation to assessments, report writing, record keeping and meeting of statutory timescales.

Establish, sustain and develop a quality audit system within the Team to ensure that the Team delivers services to the required standard and specifications.

Contribute to the management of quality in the Service.

Manage the performance of the Team, setting individual Team targets.

Supervise staff in accordance with the supervision policy including the regular audit of casework and feedback to staff.

Share learning about good practice and to contribute to training and development activities to progress continuous professional development for all team members.

To ensure practice meets the Standards set by the HCPC and available at

Service Decisions

Responsibility for decision making according to the Service scheme of delegation.

Business Planning

Contribute to the planning process of the Service and to develop, produce and monitor the Team Plan.

Develop appropriate systems in conjunction with the Systems

Information Management Team for the collection of performance data and data analysis.

Provision of reports using required formats for presentation and analysis of data.

Continuous Improvement

Contribute to the devising, implementing and evaluation of changes within the involvement of front line staff to continually improve services, systems and standards, in conjunction with the Head of Service and the

Children’s Management Team.

What's on offer?

  • Excellent competitive pay rate
  • Excellent management structure with experienced leaders
  • Desirable location with excellent transport links
  • A stable and well-supported working environment

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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