Job Summary

Social Worker Team Manager, Children

Liverpool, Merseyside | £68k | Social Care

Recruiter: Belmont Recruitment

We have a brand new opportunity available for a Team Manager to work with the Local Authority based in Ellesmere Port. This role is to lead the Front Line Assessment, Planning and Safeguarding Team within Children’s Services and is initially for a period of 3 months.

In this role, you’ll be paid an hourly rate of £35 ltd per hour.

As a Team Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

* Leading and managing children in need, child protection or children in care social care services to ensure consistent compliance with legislation, regulation, policy and good practice

* Ensure all case work practice meets required standards and authorise all case work decisions with regard to child protection and care planning practice standards and regulations

* Ensure that all teams have clear plans, with aims and objectives that are regularly monitored and reviewed with the relevant Senior Manager

* Ensure that all staff receives regular supervision, appraisal and have individual objectives linked to their learning objectives, team purpose and relevant performance targets

* Recruit, deploy, manage and develop social workers and other professionals in accordance with relevant Council or partner policies

* Manage delegated budgets as agreed with the Senior Manager to achieve efficiency and value for money

* Identify and manage risk for service users and staff through the application of risk assessment tools and lone working policies

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

* Degree in Social Work

* HCPC registration

* A minimum of 12 months experience of managing a team of social workers

* Experience of working with Looked After Children including those leaving care

* Knowledge of the Integrated Children System and the Common Assessment Framework

* Knowledge of Safeguarding procedures and practices

If this role is something you’d be interested in applying for, please do so at your earliest convenience. You can also contact us on (phone number removed) if you’d like to find out some more information about this or any of our other Social Work positions More

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