Transitions Service Team Manager

Wiltshire Council
Trowbridge, Wiltshire Various
£47,573 - £49,590 per annum

At Wiltshire Council we are changing the way we support young adults to move from Children’s to Adult Services and are recruiting a Team Manager to help us set up the new service.

The service will be called the Growing Up and Moving on Service and will support people aged 18 - 25 who have eligible Care Act needs.

About the role

As Team Manager you will have the opportunity to set up a brand-new service that supports young adults to fulfil their potential.

The service will initially work with young adults with learning disabilities but will expand its remit over the next two years to work with all people aged 18 - 25 with eligible Care Act needs.

This service will work closely with SEND, Children’s Social Care, Adult’s Social Care, and other organisations to ensure that people who are growing up move seamlessly between services.

About You

You should be a qualified and registered Social Worker with a minimum of four years post qualification experience, and the ability to communicate with all types of people, including staff, children, young people, parents/carers, and vulnerable adults.

If you are an experienced social worker looking for your first management role or are already in a management position but want a new and exciting opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

Interview date to be confirmed on shortlisting.

Unless otherwise indicated, all interviews are held virtually on Microsoft Teams or by phone where this is not possible. Candidates will be sent a link before interview to download the Teams App.

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Head of Service - Community Support, Caroline Bowen. Email. Telephone: 01380 826476.

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as Our Identity.

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

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