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Manager - Leaving Care Service

Bracknell Forest Council
Total remuneration £43,351 - £48,200 pa depending on experience incl. market premia and £3,000 retention payment after one year’s service.
Time Square, Bracknell, Berkshire
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/06/2017 at 12:00 PM
Bracknell Forest Council

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Bracknell Forest Leaving Care Service requires a Manager who can motivate and inspire a skilled team of personal advisors and a social worker, who provide a range of services, advice and support for young people who are care leavers.

You will be a qualified social worker and have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation, experience of staff supervision, excellent communication skills and an ability to relate to teenagers and young adults. You must be motivated to work closely with the Head of Service to continuously improve and develop the services we offer which are designed to improve the life chances of our Bracknell Forest care leavers. Report writing, chairing meetings, and working closely with other professionals at all levels are all essential requirements of this role.

You will receive regular supervision; have access to excellent training opportunities and the ability to develop your professional skills and interests.

If you would like to know more about this excellent opportunity please contact Nora Dudley, Manager on 01344 354307


Interview date:   Monday 26th June

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children or young people must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

Find out more about our Children, Young People and Learning Department.

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