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Deputy Team Manager - UASC (Fixed Term 04/01/2021)

42683 - 47491 GBP year
Liverpool City Council

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Deputy Team Manager - UASC Team (Fixed term until 04/01/2021)

Liverpool City Council are setting up a brand new team who will work solely with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Care Leavers and are looking for a Deputy Team Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people.

Joining the team at the beginning, you will be part of developing the team, which will undertake Single Assessments, Age Assessments, support UASCs and Care Leavers through the asylum process and into independence, deliver training and consultation to other staff and develop expertise in all areas concerning young people in the asylum process. Some members of the team will also be instrumental in developing a Supported Lodgings Scheme, initially specifically for UASCs. The team will work to develop close community and professional links across Liverpool to provide additional support to UASCs and Care Leavers.

The following characteristics are essential for this role;

  • Managerial experience.
  • An interest in working with and supporting Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of successful care planning for children and young people (UASCs would be an advantage).
  • Good understanding of performance standards and developing a first class service.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing Community Partnerships.

The Job Description and Person Specification provide full details of the areas of responsibility and the skills and abilities required for the post.

If you would like any further information please contact Laura Davies/Kerry Crampton on 0151 233 0484.

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