Social Work Team Manager - Placements Team

Pixel Personnel
£30,000 - £39,999
19 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Work job! Pixel Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Work Team Manager to join our clients Placements Team based in Exeter, Devon. Excellent rates on offer at £41 per hour (Umbrella Company rate). This is a full time role based on 37 hours a week. Remote/Home Working on offer.

As a Team Manager for the Placements Team, you will have responsibility for the delivery of a high-quality Placements Service. Your practice will be supported as you join a strong management group dedicated to promoting positive change. With your team you will ensure that the right actions are taken at the right time, in the best interests of children and their families. As someone who knows what good care looks like, with your considerable knowledge and experience, you will oversee the work undertaken by the team and seek every opportunity to build on the success of the service. You'll allocate, audit and monitor work, as well as supervise and monitor the progress and professional development of each member of your team. You will be responsible for ensuring the identification of high quality and timely placements aiming to promote the welfare of the most vulnerable children in Devon and be responsible for overseeing the contractual and financial arrangements for all placements. The Placement Team manages emergency referrals and does require flexibility in working past normal office hours. You will work with a dynamic team to identify placements with internal and external providers who can look after our children in care to enable them to be kept safe, maximises their potential, achieves permanence and leads to a successful transition to adulthood.

Social Work Team Manager Requirements:
  • Must have proven experience working in Children Services
  • Experience of Managing a Fostering/Placements Team
  • Social Worker qualification at degree level or equivalent
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Registered social worker with Social Work England

Benefits of working with Pixel:
  • Your own dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • Recommend a friend scheme - Receive £300 per successful referral*
  • Secure your own role Scheme - Receive £350 for finding or bringing your own position to Pixel Personnel*
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed for free upon registering

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Pixel Personnel have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 01920 898 704 or email your CV to us at
*Terms and conditions are applicable to the recommend a friend and secure your own role scheme.