Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits. Benefits include:

  • Flexible and creative working arrangements, including agile working
  • Generous annual leave entitlement and flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

As a Public Sector organisation, we are all about providing continuity and stability for both our employees and residents, especially in these challenging times when it is needed most.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Cambridgeshire County Council’s Leaving Care Service based in Huntingdon and in Ely, and we are seeking to recruit Team Managers to join us to support personal advisers within our three leaving care teams.
We are looking for candidates with strong leadership skills and a passion for supporting care experienced young adults aged 17-25. 
You will be able to demonstrate that you can think creatively to deliver targeted support and project work underpinned by an aspirational attitude for young people. You will have a significant level of knowledge and experience in children’s social care and will have a good understanding of the challenges facing young people leaving our care, including separated migrant children. You will have proven experience of supervising staff. This role will include work allocation, performance monitoring, supporting your staff, and the training and development of your team. 
You will have relevant experience working in Children’s Social Care and be familiar with the legal framework, statutory requirements and guidance which supports care experienced young people.

 As the Team Manager you will play an important role in delivering a professional and compassionate service ensuring that our young adults are provided with the opportunities to achieve the best possible outcomes. 

Would you like to join our team and make a difference to the young people that need it most? 

To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement. Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. The supporting statement should outline how you meet the person specification. 

If this sounds like an environment where you would thrive, apply today to join our dynamic and dedicated team. If you would an informal chat, contact us by calling Beth on 01223 475 920 or emailing joinus@cambridgeshire.gov.uk. 

Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About you

We’re looking for confident and dynamic individuals who enjoy making a difference in their local community, are curious and spot things that others might not see, enjoys building relationships and likes to explore possibilities.

You must:

  • Be a qualified Social Worker with a Social Work England registration
  • Have the ability to work from a variety of locations and travel countywide independently

For a full list of the requirements of the role, please check out the Job Description & Person Specification.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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