Specialist Support Team Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
12/12/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£50,616 - £55,895
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
12 Dec
Further Information

Hardworking? Enthusiastic? Committed? Passionate about working with children aged 12-18 within CIN processes? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!

The Peterborough Specialist Support Service (formerly Targeted Youth Support Service) is looking for a skilled and experienced Team Manager to oversee the work of a vibrant Social Work team. This group of talented and dedicated professionals, work with children, young people and families who are being supported through Child in Need processes and provide intensive services for those at imminent risk of Care. The post holder will be responsible for managing a service for children at risk of family breakdown, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE), radicalisation and becoming a Looked After Child.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent operational knowledge of current legislation and procedures relating to Children’s Services. The post holder will also have a strong understanding of contextual safeguarding and have a proven ability to work with this approach to extra-familial harm. The outstanding candidate will also have knowledge of Youth Justice and preventive work and will be working within a management team delivering in these areas. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively manage a high performing team that deliver excellent outcomes for children, young people and families.

The post holder will have substantial experience in Social Care, be registered with Social Work England, and have the ability to work flexibly and creatively.

Closing date 12.12.22. Interviews – 19.12.22.

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

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.