Team Manager - Safeguarding and Quality Assurance - Luton

Recruiter
Hampton’s Resourcing
Location
Luton
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hampton's Resourcing are working in partnership with a Luton Council We are recruiting for a Team Manager (Safeguarding and Quality Assurance)To lead, manage and direct the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Team, resources and budgets in order to monitor, review, and drive good practice standards and outcomes for children who are the subject of a child protection plan or who are 'looked after', in accordance with the statutory powers and duties of the Local Authority. To manage the audit programme to provide an overview of current practice and performance and work with the Principal Social Worker to enable a shared understanding and dissemination of 'what good looks like'. To support the LADO function and contribute to and support effective inter-agency working, including MAPPA, and the work of the Luton Safeguarding Children Board. To provide advice and guidance to social work staff on the application of thresholds, statutory requirements and quality standards, and to other professionals as required.Essential QualificationsPost qualifying qualifications (e.g. management qualification)Experience Substantial, in depth experience in a statutory social care field with a particular emphasis on Safeguarding and Child Protection, management of risk and permanence planning.Demonstrable experience of complex decision making in statutory children's social care services.Demonstrable experience of complex multi-agency child protection and statutory case work with looked after children.Demonstrable experience of advising, coaching and supporting staff.Demonstrable experience in monitoring, evaluating, and inspecting projects/areas of work based on a quality assurance framework.Demonstrable experience of managing and supervising a team in a relevant statutory social care setting.The salary for this post is up to £42000If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details please call Daniel Careless - Specialist permanent consultant on 01926 356 547 or email - Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Social Care services, across the UK

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