Assistant Team Manager - Looked after children

Aurora Resourcing
£60,000 - £69,999
08 Dec 2018
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Aurora Resourcing are working with a Local Authority in the West Yorkshire area to recruit an Interim Assistant Team manager for their Looked after children team.

We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager that is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People.

The Council we are working with are looking for Enthused Social Workers that share their vision to improve outcomes for children, young people and families and to evidence this through performance and achievement of excellent standards.

With a competitive rate, a well-established and settled team and great support and structure this role is perfect for a social worker wishing to pick up a new post within management.

Duties Include:

· Management, co-ordination and leadership of the dedicated team in the absence of line manager.

· Undertake supervision of specified team members in accordance with the supervision and appraisal policy.

· Maintaining up to date knowledge of all cases and projects held by supervisees.

· Ensuring supervisees work is within relevant legislation, guidance and department procedures.

· Setting up and monitoring standards and performance in line with Departmental internal and external indicators with supervisees.

· As requested, allocate work and make judgements in respect of intervention, child protection and closure of cases.

· Liaison/multiagency meetings as appropriate.

· Supporting and promoting the development of a dedicated team identity and shared objectives within a changing and developing environment.

· Ensuring timeliness in the authorisation of referrals, Initial and Core Assessments and all Children in Need procedures.

You must:

· Be HCPC Registered Social Worker with up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to the protection of children and young people

· Have at least 6 month to 1 year experience in a senior role that required supervision of other social workers.

· Have experience within a similar Childrens Team

How to Apply

Please send your CV to For more information on the role please do get in touch by calling Maria on 0121 5163987/ 07970972862.

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