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Team Manager - Disabled Childrens Team

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Organisation: Northamptonshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £42,527 - £49,968   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: One Angel Square - Northampton, William Knibb Centre - Kettering   Reference: 18683

Closing date:

19 September 2019 at midday
Team Manager
Disabled Children Team
£42,527 to £49,968

Children’s Services at Northamptonshire are in an exciting period of significant transformation; we can confirm that we will become a standalone Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county. We are currently recruiting energetic and passionate managers to lead and develop high quality services.

The Disabled Children’s Team is a team of highly motivated staff who are committed to achieving the best outcomes for children and young people.
The Team Manager should ideally have experience of working with Children, Children with Disabilities and complex needs and their families. The Team Manager will supervise Social Workers and Family Support Workers with a range of cases from Child in Need, Child protection, care proceedings and Children in care and permanence.
The Team Manager needs to be passionate about improving the outcomes for some of the most vulnerable children in the County. Strong skills in multi-agency work are essential to the role as we work closely with our colleagues in Education, Health and the voluntary sector. All candidates needs to have a commitment to Signs of Safety as this will be the model that will be key to our improvement journey.

This position is full time and based at our offices at One Angel Square. We offer a competitive benefits package including an £8,000 relocation bonus and promote flexible working wherever possible. A bonus payment of £2200 paid in your first year of employment.

As part of our drive to support and enable our staff we offer successful candidates the opportunity to undertake the 2 day and 5 day Signs Of Safety training within their first year of employment with us.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jo Bradley, email to arrange appointments and conversations

Your application should be in the form of a CV and covering letter and can be submitted via this website or emailed directly to

Closing date: Monday 26 August 2019 at Mid-day

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date

For more information on Northamptonshire’s teams and what it is like to work for us, please visit our website here.

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.


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