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Assistant Team Manager - Children in Need

Job reference: HQ00091463
£39396.00 - £46347.00 per annum
Team Manager


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you looking for a new social work role?

Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Wandsworth for a Social Work Assistant Team Manager to work within a Children in Need Team.

As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £39,396 - £46,347 per annum.

Job Purpose:
- The core purpose of the role is to ensure that all children remain safe and have improved outcomes as a result of the provision of high-quality social work.
- The post holder will have a major contribution to make to the delivery of our vision and strategic priorities, by working with the Team Manager to manage the delivery and performance of high-quality social work provision to children and their families across the Team.
- This will involve working with the Team Manager to performance manage staff within the team and use management information and audit findings to identify where team or individual performance is excellent and can be shared with other staff and where performance can be improved.
- The postholder will mentor and support social workers in dealing with the most complex cases and will develop effective practice through direct development of others and through driving practice improvement across the service. May also supervise social work students, newly qualified social workers as part of the ASYE, trainees and support staff.

- To keep knowledge up to date of changing contexts at local and national level, and take account of these in social work practice; modelling the social work role and contributing to the public face of the organisation.
- To lead the development and implementation of innovative ways of working, taking into account research and experience from own and other services.
- To promote and, where appropriate, lead the development of strategy/services/ policies for specialist field; initiate and undertake research in own field.
- To work with the organisation to ensure that the Standards for Employers of Social Workers and Supervision framework is embedded across the service to maintain high standards of social work practice.
- To contribute to the continuous improvement of the services for children and young people in Wandsworth.
- To comply with relevant Codes of Practice, including the Code of Conduct and policies concerning data protection and health and safety.
- To adhere to security controls and requirements as mandated by the SSA's policies, procedures and local risk assessments to maintain confidentiality, integrity, availability and legal compliance of information and systems.
- To promote equality, diversity, and inclusion, maintaining an awareness of the equality and diversity protocol/policy and working to create and maintain a safe, supportive and welcoming environment where all people are treated with dignity and their identity and culture are valued and respected.

Requirements of the Social Worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

Additional Information:
They also offer the following Recruitment and Retention payments;
- £2K Golden Hello (one off payment)
- Up to 2.5% performance related pay.
- £3k retention on 2nd year of services.
- Maybe required to attend meetings such as working groups and Partnerships outside of the normal working day.

Apply today:
This Social Worker job is advertised by Jamie Bartlett; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.