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Deputy Team Manager - Children Social Care

A Local Authority is looking for a Deputy Team Manager to join their Children's Social Care Team.

As the Deputy Team Manager, you will work closely with the Team Manager to manage and direct the team, resources and budgets in order to assess the needs and provide services to support children, young people, families and carers where a child is vulnerable, in need, disabled, at risk of harm or becoming looked after.

This role is a full-time, and permanent position.


You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting children to make them feel safe and secure whilst ensuring children's voices are listened to and acted upon.

As the ideal Deputy Team Manager, you will need to have leadership and management experience within a children's social work teams.


Benefits for you as the Deputy Team Manager:



  • Generous Annual leave

  • Excellent Car Allowance - £3,000

  • Market Supplement - £5,000

  • Contributory pension Scheme

  • Progression Opportunities

  • Child Care Vouchers

  • Additional Discounts


Your responsibilities as the Deputy Team Manager:



  • Work holistically with families with multiple and complex needs to enable them to make changes and improvements to their lives.

  • Provide leadership and work across the service to deliver improved outcomes for children, young people and families.

  • Deliver a range of targeted help, family support and effective interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children to look forward to a brighter future.


Requirements of you as the Deputy Team Manager:



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid registration with Social Work England

  • Management qualification or proven experience

  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams

  • Experience of working within child protection and court work

  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence




Location: Luton


Salary: Up to £45,000 plus car allowance + market supplement



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