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Deputy Team Manager - Permanence Service

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Right to work within the UK – unfortunately at this time we cannot provide working visas or sponsorship for overseas workers.

Job title - Deputy Team Manager - Permanence Service

Salary - £48,474 - £53,577

Location - City Wide

A bit about us:

Liverpool is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making our city a better place. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025 and we need people who are driven, dynamic and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.   Public service is more important than ever, and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do.

Working at Liverpool City Council provides an opportunity to contribute to your community and make a positive impact on the lives of residents. Our values shape how we work to deliver public services, and how we communicate with the residents we serve. We care about the best outcomes for local people, through our public services.

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with its rich culture, affordable housing, stunning waterfront and our beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

The Role:

  • We have an inspirational leadership team with a fresh vision, dedicated to driving practice forward in all service areas.  It’s an exciting time to join us and be part of that change and shape the future for our children and young people.
  • This has been recognised by Ofsted, in our monitoring visit Dec 2023 they stated ;‘At a strategic level, leaders understand the urgent necessity for the planned changes and have committed financially and publicly to supporting the detailed and wide-ranging improvement plan. Senior leaders are laying strong foundations to enable the necessary improvements to be delivered. Strategic priorities were quickly identified, and responded to, following the last inspection.’
  • We are currently recruiting a Permanence Deputy Team Manager to join us to lead, motivate, support and inspire your social work team.   You will have the drive and passion to deliver excellent services and improve outcomes to ensure a positive difference and brighter future for our children and young people.

Our offer to you:

  • At least 27 days holiday rising to 32 after 5 years service.- option to purchase further days
  • Agile working - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme – option to join the AVC scheme-  
  • Progression - opportunities and training through a wide range of high quality learning
  • Health and Wellbeing - offer including Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to Work and Travel Pass Schemes
  • Drive Time – a salary sacrifice car lease scheme
  • Family friendly policies with enhanced leave  
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Medicash

Next steps:

Closing Date for this role is: Wednesday 3 July 2024

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Carol Alker at carol.alker2@liverpool.gov.uk .

Liverpool City Council is committed to fostering a workforce representative of the communities we serve. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe in appointing candidates based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities. To support this commitment, we guarantee an interview to candidates from under-represented groups who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010, such as an application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact us at recruitment@liverpool.gov.uk

Although we advertise on Jobs go public, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.  Please ensure you complete your full profile, work and education history in Tribepad.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.

At this current time, Liverpool City Council are unable to provide sponsorship for internal applicants.

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