Deputy Manager - North London

North London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: JSTWSC_1582127672
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2020-02-19
  • Location: North London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-19
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for a Deputy Team Manager for the First Response team. £42-£45K


To deputise for the Team Manager as and when necessary and to assist in the execution of all managerial functions relating to the smooth running of the social care teams in Targeted Support.

To assist Team Managers in supervising and supporting Social Care staff, to provide a range of family support services for children in need, including those in need of protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and where directed by the court those subject to private care proceedings.

To oversee and quality assure complex Parenting Assessments requested by social care teams.

To oversee and quality assure multi-disciplinary assessments recommended by formal planning process resulting in written statements and verbal evidence in care proceedings.

To take responsibility for developing skills, expertise and knowledge for a wide range of practice issues and to provide consultation, coaching and mentoring within the Team, and across the Service as a whole. This will include taking responsibility to maintain and develop professional links and leads with partner agencies and the voluntary sector.

To improve the quality of work done by social workers; including effective case management, purposeful evidence based interventions, analytical assessments and high quality written work.

To provide reflective supervision to Social Workers and Social Care Staff including Students

To develop specialist areas of expertise as required, for example - early permanency, family justice reforms, early help and safeguarding. Multi-agency working and evidence based social work.

Main Duties

  1. Assist the Team Manager in managing the Team budget.
  2. To undertake professional supervision of a number of Social workers within the Team structure
  3. To oversee complex assessments
  4. To provide professionals supervision and develop practitioner skill and expertise
  5. To assist the Team Manager in managing information and quality assuring work.

If you are interested in this position, please call the office on 0203 743 6103 and speak to Jenny Sarva or email your CV

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