Team Manager

Team Manager

Adopt South West
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £48,474 - £52,566 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date: Wednesday July 17th, 2024 11:59pm
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Fixed Term Contract, 12 Months

A Team manager post has become available in Adopt South West, in the adoption support service. The adoption support service in  Adopt South West, covers the 5 local authorities of; Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay.

The successful applicant will manage a team of dedicated and skilled staff who provide a wide range of support for adopters, their children, birth families and adult adoptees.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please feel free to contact Mark Berry ( or Lucy Hextall ( if you require more information.

Internal Applicants, please note: If you are an existing DCC employee, please use your iTrent Employee Self Service (ESS) details to log in and apply.

What we can offer you

Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer. In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

  • 26 days annual leave per year (rising with length of service) plus Bank Holidays effective from 1 April 2023
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website
  • Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life
  • Flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)
  • Discounts from local and high street retailers through the Devon Discounts scheme
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working – The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.
  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.
  • This role requires a DBS disclosure.