Team Manager - Transitions (0-25 Disability Service) Maternity Cover

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/11/2021
Advert End Date:
05/12/2021 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Fletton Quays, Peterborough
Salary:
£47,854 to £53,042
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
104476
Closing date:
5 Dec
Further Information

The PCC 0-25 Disability Service is offering an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager to join the Transitions Team on a full time, fixed term/secondment basis for a period of 12 months. The post will become available from December 2021 and the successful candidate will be based at Sandmartin House in Peterborough, although some flexible working / working from home will continue to be an option.

The 0-25 Service provides all statutory social work services to children, young people and their families with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities up to the age of 25. The 0-25 service is made up of two teams which work closely together, the 0-18 team and 14 to 25 transitions team. The 0-25 Teams in Peterborough are busy, lively and interesting and would ideally suit a manager who is proactive and adaptable, and who has a passion for ensuring that children and young people with complex needs in our area receive a positive experience when having their needs met. A Team Manager in the service should be strong and supportive and provide good quality support and guidance. Additionally the service offers a range of opportunities to develop further professionally across the adults, children’s and SEND agendas.

The Teams manage cases through children's and adults safeguarding, Children in need, Court Proceedings and Children Looked After and completes MCA and DOLS Court of Protection work. The service works across all Children's and Adult legislation including the Children Act, the Mental capacity Act, the Care Act and Children and Families Act. The work is complex and interesting. It is varied on a day to day basis and allows for a high level of multi-agency working, creativity and autonomy.

The service would welcome applicants from a varied background in either adult and/or children's social care, as all social work backgrounds and skills are relevant and transferable to the service for those with an interest in developing new skills and knowledge around disability and complex needs.

Please contact Team Manager, Emma Kavanagh at emma.kavanagh@peterborough.gov.uk for more information.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

IMPORTANT: This role will require you to enter the premises of a CQC-registered care home as part of your employment. Regulations which come into force from 11 November 2021 will require employees over 18 who enter CQC-registered care homes in England to have completed a full course of authorised COVID-19 vaccine doses at least 2 weeks before 11th November 2021, unless they have a medical exemption. As part of your pre-employment checks you will need to provide evidence of your vaccinations or medical exemption. Your employment will not commence until this evidence is received