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Safeguarding Assistant Team Manager

  • Salary: Up to £42 per hour
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 22-10-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006784_1571758932

Achieving for Children is looking for an Assistant Team Manager for their Safeguarding division for Windsor and Maidenhead. This role is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have extensive experience in a safeguarding role. Being able to deliver improved outcomes for families, children and young people to give the best start in life is at the forefront of this role.

Benefits for you as the Safeguarding Assistant Team Manager:

  • Excellent public transport provisions
  • Free parking available
  • Many social activities such as bake clubs, yoga and summer events
  • Attractive and well-connected borough

Your responsibilities as the Safeguarding Assistant Team Manager:

  • Manage and lead staff to achieve high performance and effective operational

delivery, including developing and improving staff capability

  • Keep up to date with developments in service delivery and best practice to ensure the service performs effectively and to the highest standards
  • Responsibility for the management of budgets within the designated service area, ensuring cost effective decision making and the most effective use of finance and other resources - whilst identifying any projected budget variances
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children in line with the Children Acts 1989

and 2004, Children and Families Act 2014, and Working Together to Safeguard

Children guidance 2013.

  • To prioritise workload demands and successfully allocate cases throughout the team
  • To monitor team performance and the Duty Rota to monitor the time it takes for cases to get referral responses

Requirements of you as the Safeguarding Assistant Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Previous experience in a Management role within a Safeguarding team

    Location: Maidenhead Town Hall

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.

If this 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!