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Social Work Team Manager - Children with Disabilities

Job Type:
Social Work
Children With Disabilities
Team Manager
South West
Swindon, Wiltshire
£50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £50000 per annum + £3000 BONUS
Job Ref:

Social Work Team Manager - Children with Disabilities - Swindon - £50,000 per annum + £3,000 bonus

We are currently looking for a social work team manager, to join our clients Children with Disabilities Team in Swindon. The service consists of 20 permanent members of staff including 2 FTE Assistant Team Managers and 10 FTE Social Workers.

The service fulfils all its' statutory responsibilities in relation to children in need, child protection, children looked after and the provision and commissioning of short breaks. The performance at Swindon is outstanding and the quality of our direct work with children, young people, families and parent carers demonstrating evidence of consistent improvement and innovation. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a team which has an improvement journey which is designed to move from being "good" 'to "outstanding".

The benefits of this Social Work Team Manager role:

* £3000 "golden hello" payment after 1 years' service
* Retention payments of £2000 after completing 2 years' service and a further £2000 after 3 years' service
* Relocation allowance of up to £8,000 (eligibility criteria)
* Competitive salaries
* Free car parking at our central Swindon campus
* A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
* 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) rising to 30 days after 10 years' service
* Leisure and Legal Services discounts
* Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts
* Flexible working

Improvements at Swindon include:

* Multi-million pound investment in staff and support
* Significant restructure creating smaller social worker teams
* New intuitive IT system to cut down on desk time and make mobile working the norm
* A separate 'Children Looked After' team to make sure they provide the best service for children in care
* High standards for management practice, support and supervision for staff
* Listening to social workers by holding regular social work forums

Essential requirements of this Social Work Team Manager:

* Social work qualified with extensive post qualified experience
* Social Work England registration
* The legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 07900890062
Contact: Jenna Sakim

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