Locum Team Manager

Posted 05 January 2023
Salary Up to £44 per hour
LocationKent
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ6581_1672939368
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

A Local Authority in Kent are looking for a Locum Social Work Team Manager to join their Referral and Assessment Team.

The ideal manager will have knowledge and experience of managing a team as well as experience working in a Referral and Assessment team or similar. .

The key to success in this role is to be able to lead, motivate, nurture, and manage a team. You will be expected to demonstrate relevant theoretical Social Work concepts, practices and detailed organisational knowledge relating to the provision of a professional Social Work service.

What's on Offer?

  • Pay rate of £44 per hour (Umbrella)
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Long contracts and the potential to go permanent

Roles and Responsibilities of the Locum Social Worker:

  • Managing a team that complete assessments and direct work to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Having strategy discussions, safety planning, attending child protection conference reviews, children looked after reviews and child in need reviews.
  • Investigating concerns regarding a child or young person's safety or wellbeing, assessing risk and protective factors in the family and decide on the most appropriate course of action
  • Building effective relationships with children and families and working collaboratively with our partner agencies.

Requirements of the Locum social worker:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Clear enhanced DBS
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car
  • Social Work qualification and a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Team Manager experience

Pay rate: £44 per hour (Umbrella)

Location: Medway

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 Ferguson.

If this Social Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!