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Deputy Team Managers

Salary: £45,585.00 - £47,511.00 per annum, inclusive Grade 13
Job reference: EJR009870
Application closing date: 29/07/2019

This is an exciting time to join Ealing Children's Service; We are extremely proud of our successes, our Brighter Futures programme led to us being awarded the 2016 MJ Award for Re-Inventing Public Services. We have also been judged as a "Good" service by OFSTED in their recent SIF inspection of our service that concluded in July 2016.

We have now transformed the remainder of our services using the Brighter Futures Model, this has created two Deputy Team Manager vacancies in the connect team.

We are looking for a Deputy Team Manager who can lead and further develop permanency planning practice in Ealing, you will be experienced and skilled in progressing permanency plans for children, you will also be passionate about using innovative and creative profiling of children to ensure a family who can best meet the child's needs is identified in a timely, efficient way. In addition, you will have lead responsibility for the relationship between Ealing and Adopt London West, the new Regional Adoption Agency that begins operation in September 2019.

We are also looking for a Deputy Team Manager who can lead and further developed a connect team, which consists of court social workers, looked after children's social workers and fostering supervising social workers.

Delivering effective social care starts with exceptional leadership. We are looking for Deputy Managers who will support building our future work force for tomorrow by supporting the high caliber of newly qualified staff through our ASYE programme.  You will also be expected to provide senior level case supervision and effective co-ordination of casework and planning for children to ensure that children and families in Ealing benefit from the best possible safeguarding and protection. We can offer you in return extensive leadership training and development.

To apply for a Deputy Team Manager vacancy in Ealing, you will need to be at the top of your game as a social work professional. You will be an expert in your field, with extensive early intervention, front line child protection and court work experience. You will bring a wealth of knowledge and be inspirational in your approach in managing diverse and complex cases. You will have sound written and verbal skills. Full support for personal development, career progression and further training will be provided. This role requires you to have a social work qualification and be HCPC registered.  We would welcome interest from senior social workers with the right experience who are interested in taking that next step into management and leadership.  Please include your preferred team on your application.

Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This role is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.


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