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Locum Team Manager - Children''s Assessment Team

  • Salary: Up to £40 per hour
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Date posted: 30-10-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004358_1540920251

The London Borough of Lambeth are currently looking for an experienced Locum Social Work Team Manager for their Referral and Assessment Team

You would be heading up a dedicated team of Social Workers conducting initial home-based assessments to establish the risk to the child. The Social Workers would be holding cases for up to 6 weeks before handing over to the relevant long-term team. This pivotal role is extremely fast paced and as such they are looking for an experienced, level headed Manager to lead the Team.

Easily commutable via London's strong tube links, there is no need to be a car driver.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Strong knowledge of assessment legislation such as sec 7 and sec 17 of the children's care act
  • Proven track record of supervising and managing a team of social workers
  • Proven track record of being able to work to, and meeting, strict timescales in a calm and professional manner.

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres, sporting venues, and parks
  • Excellent work life balance as this is an office based, no customer facing role.
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying £40 ph

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555.