Team Manager (Social Worker) - Adult Social Care Team - Front Line - R

SocialWork 2000
42.00 GBP Hourly
09 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Socialwork 2000 are looking for an experienced Team Manager (Qualified Social Worker) to join an Adult 's Team based in Redhill, Surrey. Pay rate: GBP42ph

Job role:

  • To lead, motivate, nurture and manage a front line team within the Adult Social Care Directorate, ensuring the service provided is effective and delivering positive outcomes.
  • Ensure that services provided by the team are compliant with current legislation, guidance and policies, and to take responsibility for practice standards, customer service and quality assurance.
  • Have overall responsibility and accountability for the day to day management and practice of the team, ensuring that processes are streamlined and resources are efficiently deployed.
  • The role holder will lead establish and maintain local and/or countywide joint working relationships with other service providers, partner agencies and other stakeholders ensuring that the views and needs of individuals, carers and family members are considered in the development and delivery of services.
  • They will line manage and supervise assistant team managers and senior practice leads, and be accountable for supply, succession, recruitment, retention and management of staff in line with Surrey County Council policy and practice.
  • Managing the delivery of services as part of a care pathway, including links to associated services, in line with legislation, policy and practice guidance, they will ensure that services are delivered to a high quality, in line with budget and to the satisfaction of the people they are provided to, their family and carers.
  • The role holder will contribute to service development initiatives, involving staff, stakeholders and in consultation with senior managers, to implement changes to service delivery and other processes to support effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ensuring that services are specified, procured and commissioned in line with procedures, budgets and guidance, they will identify opportunities for service improvement and cost reduction.
  • The role holder will lead on the promotion of health and safety, ensuring issues are identified and action taken where necessary.


  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years PQ experience in social work
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and Government guidance in your area and have proven ability of having developed strong links with partner agencies.
  • Management experience
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Must be a car driver

Experience in the following areas is essential:

  • Management, support and supervision of staff
  • Ability to use management and performance reports to improve performance
  • Allocation of work
  • Quality assurance
  • Managing complaints


  • Pay rate: GBP42ph
  • In-house payroll
  • Your own dedicated consultant who can guide you through the process and assist you each step of the way

Referral Bonus:

Whether you are looking for your first, or next locum role, SocialWork 2000 are here to help you. However, if the time isn't right for you, but you have a colleague or friend (who is a qualified Social Worker) and is looking for a locum role, just refer them to us.

Step 1: for anyone you refer, we register, and we promote for work you will receive GBP50*

Step 2: for anyone you have referred and we place you will then receive a second payment of GBP50* on their first day of work.

Step 3: for anyone you have referred you will receive a third payment of GBP100* once they have completed a qualifying period of 375 hours of work.

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