About the role

As Team Manager you will act as the lead social care advisor and practitioner across a multi professional team supporting young people and their families with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities through Education Health and care Plans or who have been assessed as requiring care support because of a child’s disability.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone an experienced professional who has a real passion for our service and who can ensure a high quality consistent and co-ordinated approach. We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic leader who has the right knowledge and experience to support and empower our teams as well as being an excellent communicator who can commit to partnership working.

Cumbria County Council is a modern and supportive employer and we have both the technology and the commitment to allow our employees to work flexibly and efficiently. Travel around set geographical locations will be required but this can be balanced with homeworking as needed.

If you are interested in the above post and would like to have an informal discussion about joining our team please contact Ian Clarkson (Service Manager Children with Disabilities) on 07976 062 152.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with a Children’s Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Children.

Interview information

Closing date: 26/09/2022

Interview date: 06/10/2022

We are able to accommodate both in person and virtual interviews. If virtual your interview will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

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