Team Manager – Looked After Children – Luton

  • Salary:
    £45,859 - £56,107
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    24th December 2021
  • Job Level:

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

What the role entails:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the team providing a social work service of assessment, care planning, data analysis, strategic planning and child protection within the scope of the Children Act 1989 and related legislation.
  • Provide specialist intervention services throughout Luton in line with statutory provision of social work service. Make high-risk decisions concerning the safeguarding of children to establish the appropriate assessment required and level of need for support/services for children and young people.
  • Accountable for the management of performance for the team through auditing case files, quality assuring reports written by Social Workers, tracking progress through managerial reports and processing complaints within timescales.
  • Hold regular Check-In’s and Supervisions to identify strengths of staff and also to consider areas where there are areas for improvement within practice, arranging bespoke support or following improvement procedures where required.
  • Contribute to the high standards within the appropriate service area by attending Team Managers Meetings, Service Briefings, problem solving etc. Will ensure effective standards across the service by leading practitioners to be compliant with legislation whilst providing an effective service.

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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.