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Team Manager

NFP People
£35533 - £41803 Per Annum
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Team Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Team Manager (Social Work qualified), who is looking to fully use and further enhance their skill sets; delivering innovative services to children, families and adults/professionals involved with safeguarding children.

Position: Team Manager

Location: South West and Channel Islands Regional Hub, based in Swindon

Salary: £35,533 - £41,803 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 31 May 2022

Interviews will be held on the 24th May 2022

About the charity:

The charity works directly with children and families across the UK and Channel Islands. Each service provided is evaluated at different stages and from different perspectives so the charity can learn what works best and improve the provision. They are committed to sharing evaluations to increase the evidence base of what works in children's services and help keep many more children safe.

Within this role you will have the potential to grow and develop, fantastic learning opportunities, an improved work / life balance and the experience of working in a well-established charity that sets high standards and expectation on improving the lives of children. You will have access to a Team Manager Development Programme alongside service specific training.

About the role:

As Team Manager you will lead the local team, manage and shape new innovative services within the themes of Sexual Abuse and Neglect in Early Years. You will be an integral part of the management team and will be responsible for the line management of a number of social workers /and other professionally qualified staff, delivering front line services within neighbouring local authority areas.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Provide first line management to social work qualified practitioners
  • Ensure safeguarding children practice is high quality and is embedded in the core of practice of the Hub
  • Support the Assistant Director to maintain high standards of assessments of risk and need, case recording and ensure key performance targets are met
  • Develop and maintain partner relationships, including strategic leadership groups and improve referral pathways, promoting the work of the Hub
  • Lead on local demands for training/workshop and consultation delivery to external partners and professionals
  • Support practitioners, Social Work students and volunteers through co-working, coaching and mentoring
  • Develop and deliver practice workshops/development sessions, sharing good practice and learning
  • Contribute to evaluation of services
  • Produce and present reports to the leadership team
  • Provide high quality developmental supervision, robust annual appraisals and development plans for practitioners


About you:

The NSPCC are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills, experience of supporting and developing staff within the safeguarding field as well as skills, knowledge and passion to drive improved outcomes for children and families. Candidates need to demonstrate motivation to improve the quality of the work provided by the team, have some experience of delivering supervision that supports good practice that promotes positive values and behaviours and expertise in the field of safeguarding.

You will need the following:


  • Self-motivated and flexible mindset
  • Confident communicator with colleagues, including senior leadership, external partners and children and families
  • Proven commitment to high quality practice
  • Actively committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across directorates and with external partners, including strategic groups
  • Passionate about safeguarding children and seeking the best outcomes for them
  • Assertive and resilient when raising and escalating safeguarding children concerns with other agencies
  • Responsive to new challenges and solution-focused


Other roles you may have experience of could include: Children and Young People Team Manager, Social Worker, Service Manager, Children's Social Care, Youth Service Team Manager, Registered Manager Children & Young People


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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