Team Manager - Independent Safeguarding & Advocacy Service

5 days left

Telford, Shropshire
£45,859 - £48,841 per annum
13 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Would you like to work for an ‘Outstanding’ local authority – one with an established management team, committed to developing excellent practice and ensuring that our staff receive the best support we can offer? 

Telford and Wrekin’s Children's Services invite you to join us in our exciting transformation journey. If you are committed to working with families in a relational way and like us want to re-connect with the community in which our families live then we would like to hear from you.

The Independent Conference and Review Team is a stable, experienced and knowledgeable team of professionals that has responsibility for functions such as Child Protection Conferences, Child in Care Reviews, LADO, Advocacy and Foster Carer Reviews within Telford & Wrekin. The service works closely with internal and external partners to support the achievement of positive outcomes for children and young people in their journey through statutory services in Telford & Wrekin. As one of our Team Managers, we will support you to develop your skills and knowledge when working with families using a restorative approach. To excel, you’ll need a social work qualification and registration with Social Work England. Telford and Wrekin Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people. This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Children's Social Care, please view our recruitment page:

Please contact Tutsi Selvey if you have any queries regarding the post. Email: Phone number: 01952 381614

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JD Team Manager IRO.docx