Team Manager – Children with Disabilities and Transition 0-25 service

Our service is expanding with additional growth funding and we are looking for a team managers within our 0-25 Children with Disabilities and Transition service. You will have responsibility for the operational management and oversight of a statutory service for children with disabilities in either our children or transition team serving 1200 residents.

We are looking for experienced team managers capable of working in a fast pace improving journey. Yours skills and experience of children in need, children in need of protection including children looked after, coupled with your knowledge of legislation and proven experience of managing a CWD or Transitions team will make you a great asset to Croydon.

Your compassion and drive will enable you to effectively engage with social workers, supporting them to build relationships with children, young people and their families – delivering outcomes including education, health and care plans.

Above all else, we are looking for mangers that genuinely care, with a positive, “can-do”, customer-centred culture.

If you have experienced social awareness and an ability to work with genuine empathy and compassion to support staff, children and families – whilst working towards genuine sustainable solutions – then you’ll our Team Manager.

Our offer to you

Grade 16 (£50,448 – £52,482)

* In addition to the annual salary there will be a welcome payment of £4,000 (paid at 6 months with a 24 month tie in) and a further £5,000 retention package (£2,500 to be paid at 12 months and £2,500 to be paid at 20 months service)

We can offer:

Relocation package up to £8,000

31 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays

Development opportunities in key areas of practice

A management learning & development programme

Laptop/Phone with agile work practices

What makes Croydon special is our people – both within the council and throughout the borough. Our diverse population has made Croydon a thriving cultural hub, it also makes it a truly unique environment in which to work and practice social work.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and Supporting statement, quoting TM – CWD to socialworkjobs@croydon.gov.uk

Team Manager RP