Team Manager (FIF08112)
5 days left
- Full Time
Interview Date: 14 September 2017
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.
To manage a team delivering assessments, both short-term and long-term social work services to children and young people who require protection and/or support, and their families.
Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.
Professional qualification in Social Work
Hyperlink to the SCQF Framework www.scqf.org.uk/framework-diagram
Member of Scottish Social Services Council
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland
Workers new to role must gain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of start date in this role
Monitor the use of resources to ensure the most effective and efficient delivery of service.
Monitor the performance of the team and its individual members, to ensure that the highest quality of service is being provided to service users within the Council's standards and frameworks.
Staff Development and Monitoring
Ensure that all staff under line management control are inducted into the service and receive adequate supervision and training for the task.
Monitor and effectively manage a devolved budget.
To contribute to the development and modernisation of services. To participate in service planning and evaluation to ensure developments reflect assessed needs.
Extensive post qualifying experience with children and families
Managing Child Protection work
Staff supervision and appraisal
Staff recruitment and selection
Chairing complex inter-agency meetings
Knowledge of relevant legislation
Knowledge of relevant national policies, procedures and practice issues
Knowledge of child development, attachment, therapeutic approaches in childcare
Effective crisis intervention skills
Staff supervision skills
Ability to work positively and closely with other agencies.
In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:
- Take ownership
- Focus on customers
- Work together
- Embrace technology & information
- Deliver results
Contact Details for vacancy: Caroline Morgan, Service Manager, 03451 55 55 55 470534 caroline.morgan@fife/gov./uk
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
Team Manager - CF.docx