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Assistant Team Manager - Adults Social Work Team (NEW TEAM)

  • Salary: £38 - £40 per hour
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 13-12-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004628_1544706101

This is the most desirable Social Work Assistant Team Manager (locum) vacancy that Berkshire has seen for a long time - It is exclusively available through Charles Hunter Associates. My client has conducted a review and remodelling of their Adults Social Work service. The decision has been reached to move this stable social work team in to a brand-new facility, which is a purpose-built, modern office in an easily accessible location. This is a well-performing social work team with stable management and habit of holding on to its staff. The service users are made up of Older Adults and Physical Disabilties. The client expects this Assistance Team Manager social work vacancy to last up to at least year, with no permanent recruitment plan yet in place.

Benefits for you as the Assistant Team Manager:

  • The opportunity to work in a well-established service with highly skilled management staff.
  • A specialist managerial role in for your Social Work CV.
  • An excellent, above market average pay rate of £38-£40 per hour.
  • A long contract in a well-established, well connected local authority with fantastic transport links to London and surrounds.
  • The experience of operating in a brand-new, purpose-built, modern office.

Your responsibilities as the Assistant Team Manager:

  • To provide leadership to the social work team through supervision and support to staff members.
  • Deputising for the Team Manager when required.
  • Representing the team in panel meetings when requried.
  • Using advanced legislative knowledge to assist Social Workers to prioritise and address urgent Safeguarding concerns.
  • Supervising the Duty function within the service.

Requirements of you as the Assistant Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW).
  • Five years of experience within Adults Social Work.
  • At least a year of experience as a manager in a Social Work Team.
  • You must be able to start work within 2 weeks.

Location: Berkshire

Rate: £38-40 per hour

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