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Team Manager - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
South East
Location:
Medway, Kent
Salary:
£50,000 to £52,658 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 - £52658 per annum
Posted:
23/11/2021
Job Ref:
MR-148614

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

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Contact Details:
Tel: 02038573486
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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