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Assistant Team Manager - SEN/Disabled Children's Team

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
Disabled Children's Team
Salary:
£33,799-£41,675 per annum, grade J plus two additional responsibility points
Location:
West Street House
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
18/06/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V3642
Vacancy Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Team Manager, who is prepared to commit to working in a busy children’s social work team working with children with a range of disabilities, including learning and physical. Being a successful Assistant Team Manager in the Disabled Children’s Team involves managing the performance and supervision of social workers and family support workers and contributing to a busy and developing service.

You need to be flexible and self-disciplined and will undertake the supervision and support of social workers and family support workers who are undertaking the full range of children’s social work including Child in Need, Looked After Children, Child Protection and court work.

The Disabled Children’s Team sits within Education and is part of the SEN and Learning Support Service. The Disabled Children’s Team is made up of Social Workers; Occupational Therapists; Business Support and Family Support Workers.

This is your opportunity to develop your career, expand your skills and knowledge in a supportive and friendly environment as you join us at this exciting and innovative point of our ongoing development.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

For an informal chat and to find out more, please contact Charlotte Roper 01635-503165.



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

West Berkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share these values. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be offered employment subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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