Team Manager - First Response Team

North London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW3005G_1559212502
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2019-05-30
  • Location: North London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-07-29
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Team Manager with a recognised Social Work qualification (e.g Degree in Socal Work, Dip SW or CQSW) to join the Children and Young People Service

Reporting directly to the Head of Service, the post holder will manage and supervise a team of Social Workers, Senior Practitioners and other social care staff.

You will be responsible for overseeing assessments for children in need of protection, children looked after and those subject to pre and court proceedings.

As a Team Manager, you will provide supervision on a 1-1 basis for your 4 Pod Leaders who in turn, manage 4-5 social workers each.

You will be overseeing complex social work assessments for children in need / child protection / children looked after and those subject to care proceedings through which you will ensure that the voice of children is routinely captured through the work of your team.

To be successful in this role you will be a strong leader with a passion for your team with the ability to guide and encourage them to fulfil the needs of every child/young person within their case load.

Achieving good outcomes for children is at the heart of all we do.

Qualification, Skills and Experience: * Social Work Qualification * HCPC registered * Working knowledge of all relevant legislation relating to children, young people and families * Significant managerial experience of statutory local authority front line social work services, including children in need of care and protection services * Working experience of delivering and / or managing a range of other children's services, for example special needs, early years, targeted youth services * Extensive partnership work within a statutory framework particularly multi-disciplinary and multi-agency work *

Experience of managing a team with the ability to motivate, develop your staff, team build and improve performance

Ability to manage a budget

Ability to form, develop and maintain effective partnership relationships.

To discuss this opportunity further please contact Jenny Sarva on 0203 743 6103

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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Team Manager - First Response Team

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