Team Manager - Children in Care Team - Medway - up to £52,658 per annum + benefits
We are recruiting an experienced Team Manager (Social Worker) to join the Children in Care Team and help our client achieve their vision for all their children, young people, and families in Medway.
You will be joining Medway's vision on supporting Children and Young people to make them feel safe and secure whilst ensuring Children and Young People's voices are listened to and acted upon.
This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced manager to lead the children in care team. The successful candidate will be motivated, committed, and passionate about making a difference to the lives of children, young people, and families
Benefits as a Social Work Team Manager include:
* £3,000 Car Allowance
* £3,000 Retention
* generous annual leave entitlement
* local government pension scheme package
* access to wider training and development qualifications
* flexible working scheme
* travel plan discount
* assisted car purchase scheme
Responsibilities as a Social Work Team Manager include:
* As the Team Manager, you will have to lead, manage, and motivate experienced staff and newly qualified workers,
* Deputising and supporting the Group Manager where necessary
* build effective working relationships, demonstrate strong analytical skills and robust understanding of the care proceedings process.
* Sitting alongside colleagues within the Corporate Parenting Service, while focusing on the delivery of outstanding care planning to ensure children and young people experience the best possible care and achievement of permanence at the earliest opportunity.
Essential requirements as a Social Work Team Manager include:
* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work
* Minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience working with children and families
* Have experience of working with 'Signs of Safety' or a similar relationship and strengths-based practice framework