Deputy Team Manager, Child in Need

Our East London based client is seeking a qualified social worker to join as a Deputy Team Manager in their Child In Need Team.

FULL-TIME ROLE – ASAP start for the right candidate.

The pay for this role is £37 per hour (Umbrella)

What you can expect and what the role entails:

  • At least 6+ years experience of front line work social work i.e. CIN/ CP/ Court
  • Deputy Team Manager / Assistant Team Manager / Practice Manager level, providing you have a good level of deputy manager experience and can evidence that you have taken on tasks that have been along the lines of ‘stepping up’
  • Extensive experience of CIN assessment in line with statutory guidance is required
  • Be able to provide focused and purposeful social work interventions with explicit aims and objectives, about desired outcomes within the context of managing risk to children
  • Be able to build professional relationships with children and their families and use this to safeguard children to promote positive outcomes
  • Be fully accountable for all work undertaken for children allocated to the social work unit
  • Interested in candidates that have been part of major project/instrumental in local authority change
  • Able to analyse data and identify lines of enquiry as well as steps to improve performance

Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £250 in it for you!

Email iona @ socialpersonnel.comwith your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded for 12 weeks you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Experience in Childrens Services

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund. We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessions covering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.

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“Social Personnel is the best! I have built a really strong relationship with Nick. He has taken time to understand me and my exact job requirements. Communication is always outstanding.”

“I have been working with agencies for 20 years and Ashley has been a very impressive consultant. He is always responsive and helpful. Ashley has supported me in reaching for higher goals within my own career and helped me keep faith.”

We look forward to hearing from you!


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