Team Manager, Referral & Assessment Team

Overview

In Wandsworth, we are ambitious for all our children and young people.

We are seeking a passionate leader to join us as a Team Manager.


What You Will Do

  1. The Service will be moving to a Brief Intervention Service over the few months, where we will work with children, young people and their families for up to three months creating family lead plans to create change.Families are complex, so to help and support them in the best way you will support and lead your teams to always consider who families are, where they come from and where they are going or need to get to.The relationship our practitioners build with families will be central to the help we can offer and how they will experience and receive this.

    The Service has seven teams, and you will be joining a management team that is ready for the challenge to move to a Brief Intervention Model.

    Our social work practice with children and families is so important. It can be both incredibly challenging and hugely rewarding. The responsibility of working with families where the decisions you make and the power of your influence has the ability to  shape and change lives, can be difficult.

    Your team have 5 social workers with manageable caseloads and a range of specialists to help you and your team make a difference.

    We will support you in your practice and decision making so you never feel alone. Our culture of high support, high challenge provides our workforce with relevant training and learning to undertake great practice and creates spaces for them to learn from others and receive appropriate challenge to help ensure that the decisions they make are the right ones for children and families. This also drives a shared understanding of practice expectations and provides a forum to seek support, ask questions and escalate issues

    You will be a qualified and registered social worker, with a proven track record of successfully managing a team or you may be looking for your first move into management.

    The successful candidate will be joining an experienced and committed team of professionals, who are entirely focused on achieving the best outcomes for our children and families in Wandsworth.


What we can offer you

  • You will receive a comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits package (more details below) alongside supporting you with training, provide dedicated clinical advice and support, manageable caseloads and administrative support.We also have an excellent training offer for Team Managers ranging from accredited leadership programmes including master’s Level Leadership and Management training, Systemic Leadership Training, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Practice and various other reflective spaces to promote best practice.

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