Team Manager - Early Help Team

London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW357911_1556710929
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2019-05-01
  • Location: London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-06-30
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Team Manager for the Early Help team in South London.

The Unit Manager will take operational responsibility for a unit of social workers delivering Council's statutory responsibilities for children.

Main Duties:

To lead and manage performance of a unit of social workers and foster a culture of continuous learning and reflection of practice that inspires staff to give of their best in their roles.

Introduce, embed and continually improve at Unit level, the quality of social work consistent with established models of good practice

To provide professional advice to staff, colleagues and partners for the area of responsibility

Ensure that assessments and plans for children are robust, evidence-based, progressed in a timely way, are effective in keeping children safe and are outcome focussed.

Allocate cases effectively in terms of matching the risk / complexity of cases with the skills, experience and professional development needs of social workers

Prioritise the deployment of staff resources and ensure practice is operating in accordance with the thresholds of Croydon's early help and staged intervention model

Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and Croydon practice standards in respect of the protection and well-being of children, including looked after children

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Social Work qualification recognised by HCPC

Working knowledge of national policy, strategy and developments regarding children's social care and areas that impact on children's social care

Demonstrable knowledge of relevant legislation, statutory guidance, standards and procedures

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applications who meet the needs of our clients

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