Social Personnel is delighted to be working with Medway Council to recruit a permanent Team Manager for the Children’s Social Work Teams Service.
About the Role: Main duties of the role are to:
• Lead, manage and coach a team of newly qualified, experienced social workers and family support workers responsible for delivering and improving services for vulnerable children, young people, and their families
• To improve outcomes for children and young people by developing effective partnership working with other Council services and partner agencies to ensure efficient delivery of the service.
• To contribute towards delivering the council’s vision for Children’s Social Care to ensure the objectives and priorities are realized.
• To be competent in all areas of the PCF at the Advanced Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for practice supervisors.
As a Team Manager, it’ll be your responsibility to manage and motivate a staff team ensuring high-quality supervision is completed regularly which includes case management oversight, timely decision making, the effective implementation, and review of children’s plans and provides the opportunity to reflect and recognize areas of practice which are good or requires improvement, and supports the ongoing learning and development of workers
Having a social work qualification and current registration with Social Work England
Extensive experience of management within children’s social care services, with specific knowledge and interest in services for Children’s Social Work Teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as an ability to build relationships with practitioners, families, and partners
If you meet the criteria for this role and would like more information, please apply today and one of our consultants will work with you to complete your application and hopefully help you secure and ace an interview!