Reference: RA0005311
Description: Do you want to make Warwickshire more child friendly? Our aim is to make our county as safe, stable and full of opportunity as possible for children and young people with access to good health, education and other services. Warwickshire Placement Hub finds homes for children in Warwickshire. We are a small team with a wealth of experience in working with foster carers, residential providers and supported accommodation settings. We work closely with children’s teams to find the best possible homes of our children.

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This role is well established and has clear guidance and expectations. However, we work in an environment of ongoing change, so we welcome people bringing their own ideas to continuously improve our placement hub. The Enhanced Team Leader will supervise and manage two full time placement hub social workers, three family support workers and one youth worker. They oversee the duty management of placement hub and by managing the wrap around service, the manager has direct oversight of interventions to stabilise homes for children of Warwickshire. You will work alongside another manager in Placement Hub to manage the day-to-day placement availability and work restoratively with children teams, foster carers, commissioning and our senior leadership team to improve our children’s care experience. You will report to the Operations Manager for Placement hub.

You can find out more about the service and real life stories and experiences by clicking the link below:

Work for Warwickshire’s Children and Families service – YouTube

For the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link below:

Enhanced Team Leader

For information about the role please contact: Vicki Barnes by emailing vickibarnes@warwickshire.gov.uk

Additional Information

Closing Date: 27th September 2023
Interview Date: 9th October 2023

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the ‘Apply’ button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukincluding your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contacthrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukand we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. Seemore

Region: Nuneaton and Bedworth
Location: Nuneaton
Salary: *GBP*46,064.00-*GBP*51,948.00 per annum
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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