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Deputy Team Manager, Safeguarding Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00091144
    Bath
    £36 - £38 per hour
    Contract
    Team Manager

    Description

    Deputy Team Manager, Safeguarding Service

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to fill a deputy team manager role based in Bath. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum deputy team manager job is £36-£38 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is a 3+ month contract.

    Responsibilities of the Deputy Team Manager:
    - Providing managerial support covering CIN, CP, PLO, care proceedings, LAC
    - Providing guidance and consultation on complex cases
    - Investigating Complaints in accordance with corporate and divisional procedures
    - Chairing Strategy Meetings, Pre-proceedings meetings
    - Chairing Placement Stability meetings, Placement Transition meetings and Care Planning meetings
    - Chairing other Professionals Meetings as required
    - Attending court in care proceedings
    - Overseeing Supervised Contact Service
    - Accompanying Social Workers on home visits for monitoring and support purposes
    - Duty Management
    - Auditing files
    - Quality assuring all work produced by the team
    - Ensuring that policies and procedures are implemented
    - Identifying and implementing staff training and development
    - Ensuring that activities within the Council's safeguarding services are carried out to agreed service standards within available budgets, and in line with legislative, regulatory and national minimum standard requirements
    - Ensuring that health and safety policy and procedures are adhered to for the protection of staff and service users
    - Working within an equalities framework and ensured the implementation of safeguarding principles

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

    Contact:
    This deputy team manager job is advertised by Amanda Brame; 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 by contacting Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.