Locum Team Manager - Assessment

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary Up to £45.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameJordan Peat

Job description

A Local Authority in the South East of England is looking for an experienced Team Manager to join their South East Assessment Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The purpose of the team manager is to lead and manage to ensure the provision of a high quality, comprehensive and effective service.

Benefits for you as a Team Manager:

  • Competitive Pay Rate: £43.00p/h
  • WFH and office based working available
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

Your responsibilities as a Team Manager:

  • To positively influence developments that affect social work practice
  • To act as the specialist adviser on children in need and contribute to the development of relevant policy and services.
  • To effectively use and translate statutory, community, voluntary and independent resources within the context of Government legislation, Council and Departmental policy to enhance best practice and contribute to better outcomes.
  • To provide guidance, support and individual directions necessary to ensure the maintenance and development of appropriate skills and standards.
  • Excellent knowledge of the legislative framework relating to children, particularly the Children Act 1989;
  • Ability to make appropriate assessments, plan interventions, have knowledge of resources, make care plans including review and evaluation.
  • To ensure staff are aware of departmental policies and procedures including child protection procedures and that they incorporate these into their work.

Requirements of you as a Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of working as a Team Manager in a Assessment Team
  • Driving License is Preferred

Location: Reigate

Umbrella pay rate: £45.00p/h

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat on 0118 948 5555 or email jpeat@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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