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Safeguarding Team Manager

Social Care

Childrens' Services

Bolton Council

Salary:        Grade K £41,675 - £45,591
Hours:        37
Contract:    Permanent

Due to a current promotion we are looking for a permanent team manager role to work within our safeguarding service. Our service ensures the welfare and protection of the most vulnerable children across Bolton. These are children subject to child in need plans, child protection plans, PLO, through to adoption. This team manager role will be responsible for the supervision, support and guidance of social work staff. The role will ensure that the services offered to children are of the highest quality, ensuring effective safeguarding of children and adhering to statutory and legislative requirements. You will be expected to  ensure the standards of work through supervision, quality assurance and audit. Alongside the  management team and head of service, working together you will drive forward the vision of improving services to improve outcomes for children.

You will need to  be a qualified social worker with at least 3 years’ experience of safeguarding children and child protection experience. We are looking for a candidate with a positive outlook, who is ambitious, creative but most of all caring. You will need to be resilient and solution focused, with an ethos of effective team working and partnership working. The right candidate will be able to show transferrable skills that are required to be an effective team manager in a challenging area of child protection.

Bolton is a good authority to work for and is continually striving to improve services and work towards the Bolton 2020 vision of improving services for the most vulnerable across the town. You will be provided with a career pathway, and personal development programme that  suits your needs and be offered regular support and supervision. You will be working within a supportive management team in which there is a range of experience to draw upon and share. You will be provided with IT equipment to enable you to do the job inclusive of mobile phone and Lenovo laptop.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.

To see if you are suited to this role, please review the job description.   Job Description.docx

BN DBS.pdf
BN Right to Work.docx
BN Privacy Notice.docx

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working hours

full time

application deadline

12 00 pm

3rd Jun 2019

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