Service Manager for Care Leaver Service
Employer – Trafford Council
Address – Sale Waterside, Sale M33 7ZF
Salary – £42,683 - £45,591 per annum
Salary Grade – Band 11
Job category – Social Care
Job Type – Childrens' Services
Working Pattern – Full Time
Working hours – 36.25 hours
Contract type – Permanent
Closing date – 29/09/2019
Interview date – TBC
Come and join our team in this exciting new post leading on the development of our offer to care leavers. Our vision is to grow a personal and professional commitment from the Council, our partners and the community, to be the best corporate parents for our young people. We have a journey ahead of us, and we want you to be part of our journey, to make a difference to the lives of all care leavers. Working with our care leavers will be right at the heart of what we do.
As a Service Manager for our Care Leaver Service you will be a confident and ambitious leader, contributing to our journey on restorative relational practice. You will lead a team of Personal Advisors, a social worker and a health and wellbeing worker and you will also continue to build on the strong links with have with partner agencies. We have a strong recruitment and retention record here in Trafford Children’s Social Care with fantastic workforce development opportunities for staff.
Our EPIC values are really important to us – they are Empowering, People centred, Inclusive and Collaborative and they are a cornerstone for how we work with our partners and residents to help us achieve our vision to make Trafford a better place for everyone. If you share our values and have the same passion to make children and young people’s lives better then we want to hear from you.
Trafford recognises the importance of staff health and wellbeing and offer a number of initiatives for staff including health and wellbeing events, mindfulness, running & walking groups and health and wellbeing events.
o Home Technology Scheme
o Car Lease Scheme
o Cycle to Work scheme
o Simply Healthcare
o Employee Discount Scheme - 'Perks at Work'
Trafford the place - Trafford continues to be one of the best places to live, in the country. According to statistics, the borough scores highly in terms of recycling, education, employment and crime reduction, and has a reputation of being one of the safest places to live in Greater Manchester.
Trafford has some of the best schools in the country; it also has excellent transport links and is globally recognised for its, sport, culture and leisure interests.
If you would like to discuss this role further please ring Cathy Rooney – Director of Early Help and Children’s Social Care on 0161 912 1289.
Previous Applicants, need not apply.