Team Manager - Looked After Children

Posted 09 June 2022
SalaryUp to £39.07 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameLuke Longman

Job description

Wolverhampton Council are looking for a Team Manager to join their Looked After Childrens Team. This is a team of 6 Social Workers who support young people in care form the age of 14 to 18 years. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Team Manager will have experience in both LAC and CIC work as well as a managerial post. The key to success in this role is to be able to manage a team of Social Work professionals confidently from the beginning of the contract.

Benefits for you as a Looked After Children's Team Manager:

  • Home and flexible working available
  • Highly competitive pay rate of £39.07 umbrella/ltd per hour or £31.36 PAYE per hour
  • Easily accessible via car
  • Stable contract due to the demand of the service

Your responsibilities as a Looked After Children's Team Manager:

  • Managing performance and authorising assessments within your team
  • To ensure a high level of practice is carried through the team consistently
  • Provide clear direction to those in the team

Requirements of you as a Looked After Children's Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of CP/CIN/LAC and management work

Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Pay rate: £39.07 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Luke Longman 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!