Deputy Team Manager - CIN, Children Services

Network Healthcare
40617.00 - 43383.00 GBP Annual
01 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Deputy Team Manager to work in the Children in Need Team in Children Services, Harrow. This is a full time permanent position.

The main role of the Deputy Manager is to deputise for the Team Manager as and when necessary and to assist in the execution of all managerial functions relating to the smooth running of the social care teams in Targeted Support. In addition to this, the role will involve undertaking the following duties:

To assist Team Managers in supervising and supporting Social Care staff, to provide
a range of family support services for children in need, including those in need of
protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and where
directed by the court those subject to private care proceedings.

To oversee and quality assure complex Parenting Assessments requested by social
care teams.

To oversee and quality assure multi-disciplinary assessments recommended by
formal planning process resulting in written statements and verbal evidence in care

To take responsibility for developing skills, expertise and knowledge for a wide range
of practice issues and to provide consultation, coaching and mentoring within the
Team, and across the Service as a whole. This will include taking responsibility to
maintain and develop professional links and leads with partner agencies and the
voluntary sector.

To improve the quality of work done by social workers; including effective case
management, purposeful evidence based interventions, analytical assessments and
high quality written work.

To provide reflective supervision to Social Workers and Social Care Staff including

To develop specialist areas of expertise as required, for example - early
permanency, family justice reforms, early help and safeguarding. Multi-agency
working and evidence based social work.

In order to be considered for this position candidates must hold a Social Work degree, have a valid HCPC Registration, have excellent knowledge of relevant child legislation, have at least one years supervisory experience in a frontline team in Children Services, be committed to working with children and families.

In return our client is able to offer an annual salary of GBP40,617-GBP43,383 depending on experience, GBP3000 retention bonus payable after three years service and a further GBP3000 payable on completion of six years service, GBP6000 relocation package if required, generous annual leave entitlement, government pension scheme, excellent training and development opportunities, supportive management team, free car parking, season ticket loan, childcare voucher and more.

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