Deputy Team Manager – Looked After Children – Luton

  • Salary:
    £39,884 - £51,024
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    24th December 2021
  • Job Level:

Our client, Luton is seeking a Deputy Team Manger to join their Looked After Children Team

What the role entails:

  • Work closely with the Team manager in managing in the day to day operations of the team, including deputising in their absence, providing a social work service of assessment, care planning, child protection and key working within the scope of the Children Act 1989
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team through using managerial performance data (KPI’s). Maintain the high standards of social work practice through taking part in Quality Assurance and monthly audits.
  • Liaise with partner agency representatives in order to promote multi agency working on plans for children and their families and to ensure that it is effective joint up approach to deliver the positive outcomes for children.
  • Use advanced professional knowledge, skills, experience and your initiative to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding in accordance with the Luton threshold document and an initial view of risk in order to keep children safe by conducting risk assessments and providing advice and direction to staff/clients

Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Email with your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

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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