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Locum Deputy Team Manager - Children's POD Team

  • Salary: £38 per hour
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 26-10-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002980_1509021088

Locum Deputy Team Manager - Children's Pod - Gloucestershire - £38 per hour

Gloucestershire are looking for a Locum Deputy Team Manager to join one of their pods. Gloucester Pods are a long-term children and families Child Protection team holding Children in Need, Child Protection, pre/ care proceedings and Children in Care until permanence is achieved.


  • HCPC Registration
  • Clear, enhanced DBS
  • Full UK driving license
  • Previous experience of chairing meetings
  • Supervisory, mentoring or coaching experience

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Team Manager with the day to day management of the team, providing appropriate support, supervision, and performance management
  • Quality assure the work of the team by file audit, observation and reflective supervision
  • Assist Team Manager with taking accountability of legal process on behalf of the council, attending court as necessary
  • To chair a range of meetings as required
  • Assist Team Manager in management of budget
  • Manage and resolve complaints effectively and efficiently

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, organised and emotionally resilient social worker to expand their skills and experience.

Gloucestershire has some of England's most picturesque country sides and there are great transport links to London, Birmingham and Wales.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own consultant with specialist sector knowledge and experience
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Prompt and reliable weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to the widest range of Social Work jobs across 180 Local Authorities and Private Organisations throughout the UK

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Hoskings 0118 948 555