Salary: Grade L - £55,158- £58,197 plus retention allowance of £4971 per annum and zones 2&3 travel card
We are recruiting Team Managers post in Family Support and Protection Service in the Supporting Families Division. The Team Manager posts will be based at LBTH Town Hall, in Whitechapel and work with children and young people.
Our Family Support and Protection Service consists of 10 social work teams, and as the Team Manager you will be responsible for leading Social Workers and Advanced Practitioners in your teams specialising in either Child in Need, Child Protection or Children in Care cases. You will ensure that the team is supported and all interventions being undertaken are planned, purposeful and focussed. Fundamentally making sure that risk is managed well and intervention is only undertaken when it is in the child’s best interests.
About the role
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Tower Hamlets offers the best of London in one borough.
We believe the best place for children is to be raised within their own families, immediate or wider, wherever it is safe and appropriate to do so. Social Workers are at the core of our work with children and families. Our approach is about enabling social workers to build relationships and strengthen families by working with people in a compassionate and understanding way.
We are determined to continue our journey of improvement and deliver outstanding services for children and families of Tower Hamlets, and our offer to staff includes:
The opportunity to work in a richly diverse, challenging and supportive inner London Borough
Competitive remuneration package
Investing in the workforce with end-to-end career support
A manageable and diverse caseload and good quality reflective supervision
Steps to Success, coaching, and bespoke learning and development support from the Learning Academy to develop your practice, with a clear framework for career development and progression into leadership.
Travel card/season ticket loan, Cycle to Work scheme, Local Government Pension Scheme
Opportunities for agile/flexible working
Discounted gym membership, access to free eye test, rent deposit scheme and & You at Work discounts as well as many other benefits
Generous annual leave package and wellbeing service
Smarter Working with new modern technology
If you have any questions about applying for this role, please contact Nazma Rabbani, Project Officer at Nazma.Rabbani@towerhamlets.gov.uk. For an informal discussion about working in Supporting Families at Tower Hamlets please contact Sam Nair, our Principal Social Worker at Sam.Nair@towerhamets.gov.uk
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