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Family Intervention Assistant Team Manager

  • Salary: Up to £42 per hour
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 23-10-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006793_1571839388

Brighter futures for Children are looking for an Assistant Team Manager for one of their Family Interventions teams in Reading. This Social Work role is a Locum role.

Brighter Futures for Children are undergoing a change to improve the outcomes they help produce for Reading's children, young people and families. The ideal Social Worker will have extensive knowledge and experience working in a Family Intervention role.

Benefits for you as the Family Intervention Assistant Team Manager:

  • Hexagon Theatre discounts
  • Car park seasonal tickets/ discounted town centre parking
  • Mileage paid £0.45 per mile
  • Modern offices
  • Highly competitive pay rate for the local area

Your responsibilities as the Family Intervention Assistant Team Manager:

  • Lead a small number of staff in delivering a service in a specialised field (e.g. family support, children and young people with disabilities, duty and referral) and/or geographical area in accordance with legislative requirements, all relevant policies and procedures and agreed performance targets.
  • Provide advice and support in relation to complex cases.
  • Undertake professional and reflective supervision, staff appraisals and staff development activities.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external working relationships with partner organisations, external agencies.
  • To undertake delegated duties on behalf of Team Managers and any other duties that are deemed appropriate to the nature of your role

Requirements of you as the Family Intervention Assistant Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Substantial post qualification experience and some direct management experience within Children's Social Services
  • Significant experience of effective risk assessment and risk management within Child Protection and Looked after Children work
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and own a car

Location: Reading

Salary: £42.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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