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Deputy Team Manager - Fostering Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00092875
    Harrow
    £43759.00 - £46639.00 per annum
    Permanent
    Team Manager

    Description

    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Harrow for a Deputy Team Manager to work within a Fostering Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in Children Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The salary for this permanent role is £43,759 - £46,639 per annum.

    About the job:
    - 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.
    - 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 proceedings.
    - 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 Students.
    - 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.

    Requirements for the Deputy Team Manager:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

    Apply today:
    This Deputy Team Manager job is advertised by Glen Curtis; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    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. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.