Location Derbyshire
Job type Temporary
Salary £40 per hour
Reference 23273
Date posted July 28, 2020
Team Manager, Children in Care - Derby – Children in Care Services 
Location: Derby
Job Type: Temporary/Full Time 

Maxxima are currently recruiting for an Team Manager in Children’s Services to fill a Temporary/Full Time role in Derby
The post is for 3 month sickness cover in a children in care service. This post is an excellent opportunity to work in a diverse and interesting environment; supporting staff to work with children in care ensuring that these children’s care plans are effective in meeting their needs and in reaching their full potential. You will manage a team of up to 7 social workers and will have a close working relationship with the other Children in Care Team Managers and social workers within the service; the Leaving Care Team and Child Permanence Team. The successful applicant will have good inter-personal skills and the ability to form excellent relationships with staff and partner agencies as we are committed to multi agency working to safeguard children. A social work qualification, degree in social work, CQSW, DIPSW or equivalent and a minimum of three years’ experience in statutory children’s social work is essential. You will have substantial experience of the role of being a children's social care manager and proven experience in work related to looked after children. You will need to have substantial experience in a statutory setting and proven ability to offer excellent supervision alongside critical analysis and risk management skills. You should also have considerable experience of PLO and Court work and care planning regulations. You will have strong leadership skills, an in depth understanding of safeguarding and partnership working and a proven track record of delivering excellent outcomes for children. The ability to promote a vision and purpose for your team within the broader strategic agenda of Early Help and Safeguarding Services is essential. You must be able to lead a team to embed a positive performance culture. Above all, you’ll be focussed on helping children and families to change their lives for the better. The successful applicant will work as part of an experienced and supportive management team; you will receive regular supervision
This role is Monday to Friday, working 37 hours per week
The pay rate for this Team Manager in Children and Care Services role is up to £40 per hour umbrella.