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Team Manager - Assessment Team

Job reference: HQ00084658
Up to £41.00 per hour
Social Worker, Team Manager


This vacancy has now expired.

Come and work for a social service where you can make a difference!

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated team manager to work full-time within an assessment team based in Dorset. 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 team manager job is £41 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an ongoing contract.

Why Sanctuary Personnel?
-Free DBS and compliance service
-Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
-Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
-Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
- Most accredited companies in the whole recruitment industry
-"Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
-"Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Responsibilities of the team manager:
- To be accountable for the management of all cases and referrals to the Looked After Children Service.
- To allocate cases/referrals. To monitor and review the work of the team including regular audits, in accordance with performance/quality standards/Borough procedures.
- To be responsible for the management of delegated budgets and to ensure that resources are used in the most cost efficient and effective way.
- To induct new staff in accordance with the Borough policies, procedures and standards.
- To identify staff development and training needs to ensure that the workforce is competent to undertake the tasks identified.
- To assist in the provision of in-house training, and to provide training facilities for Social Work students and students of other disciplines within the training policy of the Borough.
- To ensure that staff performance, achievement and development reviews are undertaken in accordance with Borough requirements.
- To ensure that management information that is required by the Borough is collected, collated available, accurate and up to date, to ensure that management systems are properly maintained as required.

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

This team manager job is advertised by Mark Andrews; 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 us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.