Team Manager

Recruiter
Capita Resourcing
Location
Darlington
Salary
£37 - £40/hour
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Team Manager - Assessment and Safeguarding
Medicare is currently seeking to appoint a team manager for the Assessment and Safeguarding Team in Darlington. You will be responsible for managing up to 7 social workers and 1 Advanced Practitioners, those within your team will hold a case load of 18 children and the advanced practitioner will hold 10.
The cases that will be held within your team will consist of the following
*Child Protection
*Public Law Outline
*Court Work
*Looked after children
Your responsibilities as a manager will include but are not limited to the following
*Supervision of staff
*Performance management
*Quality Assurance
*Chair PLO
*Attending planning and strategy meetings
*Attend conferences and court when required

The Role will include but not limited to the following:
*Effectively delivery of family placement services to meet statutory and procedural requirements
*Recruitment, assessment, training & support for staff for the service
*Manage team and budgets for fostering
*Supervision and & guidance to assistant team manager & all other staff within team
*Statutory responsibilities
*Comply with national statutory requirements
*Adhere to safeguarding of children and young people
*Assess or investigate cases as referred

To apply for this role you must have:
*A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
*Be HCPC Registered
*Be eligible to work within the UK
*Experience of managing a children's social work team

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career and offer vouchers worth £250 if you refer other successful Qualified Social Workers.
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