Team Manager – Children with Disabilities

Initial 3-6 month interim contract

Inside IR35 – £43- 45 per hour – 37 hours per week (via umbrella)

East Yorkshire, Local Authority


Following internal staff movement, an exciting new interim post for an Team Manager in Children’s Disability services to join a East Yorkshire local authority for a 3-6 month period and scope to continue further has arisen.


My client is looking to speak with either experienced managers with 1+ years leadership experience.


My client will be holding skype/telephone interviews WC 17th January 2022 and looking to review CVs ASAP with a view to start immediately.


About your role as Team Manager – Children with Disabilities:


  • Initial 12 week contract with scope to move to 6 months- original plan was around extra capacity but following the move of the current TM into more practice based role this is now a leadership vacancy
  • Dependent upon growth within team off back of needs within specialist SEND services, a second role may be brought in to support with leadership and demand.
  • Role required specific CWD leadership experience
  • There is a clear action plan of improvement following Inadequate inspection in November 2019, and a recent peer review.
  • CWD was a recognised area for improvement which is why it’s also moved now into statutory Social Work services, out of SEND specialist services.
  • Service covers CP, CIN, Court CLA and Short Breaks/respite links.


Your required experience as Team Manager – Children with Disabilities:


  • Must be able to work alongside the learning academy to support delivery of improvement plan
  • Must have ability to embed positive practice changes into team ethos
  • Need to demonstrate nurturing nature to ASYE staff to support with core skills in practice and build confidence in effective case management.
  • Has the ability to understand and implement an improvement plan including knowledge of send reforms and responsibility to partners in Education.
  • Social care qualified with active Social Work England registration
  • Experience in leadership position or a Senior Social Worker with 1+ years experience


If you’re interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on 0117 3137110 or apply today.


(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)

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Managing this role

Leah Overend

Team Lead – Children Services