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Deputy Team Manager - Safeguarding Service

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 Safeguarding 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

  • In the role as Deputy Team Manager you will be responsible to support in the case management and care planning of all children and young people.
  • As Deputy Team Manager you will embed a high-performance high-quality culture by supporting the team with the Team Manager to continually develop their social work practice skills and achieve best practice through continuous improvement, so they can achieve the best outcomes possible for those we care for.
  • The Deputy Team Manager will support in the recruitment, induction, supervision and training of the team, you’ll champion your team’s personal and professional growth and health and wellbeing, ensuring an inclusive approach.
  • You will actively engage in risk management policies, procedures and practice and to advise the Team Manager of resource shortfalls and recommend improved methods of working where appropriate.
  • You must be a qualified and registered Social Worker with Children's social work experience to apply for this role.

Our offer to you:

  • At least 31 days holiday rising to 35 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: 15 July 2024

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact –Harriet Cadman at harriet.cadman@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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