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Team Manager - Family and Adolescent Support Team (FAST)

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £43,857 - £46,845
Location: 170 Weston Coyney Road
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Category: City Council (Internal Vacancy)
Closing Date: 09/19/2021
Reference: 0000011323

Description

Directorate: Children and Family Services

Section: Family and Adolescent Support Team

Grade: Level 14

Hours: 37 hours per week

 

We have an exciting team manager post within our FaST team. The team has recently changed its remit to add working to reunify children home to the existing success of the edge of care work.

 

We believe that children are best supported to live within their families and so we are looking for a team manager who shares this core principle and is willing to work in a flexible manner to ensure that children are able to live safely in their family. The desired candidate will be able to remain calm dealing with crisis situations and will be able to manage risk to ensure that children remain safe whilst we deliver intensive interventions to the child and their family.

 

In addition the Team Manager will work closely with partners and our commissioned psychologists to ensure that plans for reunification are robust and in the child's best interests. The successful candidate will join an experienced and stable staff team who continue to deliver exceptional outcomes to our children and families.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.

 

To Apply

Please create / log into your account and then click 'apply'.  If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 234343.


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council or UNITAS (including agency work)?

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