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Team Manager - First Response

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, Emergency Duty
Social Worker, Team Manager
£51,969 per annum
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Team Manager - First Response - Merton - Starting from £51,969 + benefits

Our Client in Merton is looking for a Team Manager to join their First Reponse service. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a borough with an 'outstanding' Ofsted report and to join them on the journey to maintain such high standards.


  • £1500 'Golden Hello'
  • Car allowance 
  • Generous annual leave

About the role:

  • Ability to manage, supervise and develop staff to enhance performance
  • Ability to develop and provide services which are culturally sensitive and empowering for all service users
  • Ability to develop new services, where necessary, with partner agencies 
  • Ability to initiate, plan, manage and implement change 
  • Ability to liaise and negotiate effectively across agency boundaries in order to provide effective support 
  • Ability to interpret and analyse information and problems and use, where necessary, as catalyst to implement innovative/creative changes in the delivery of services
  • Effective written / verbal communication / presentational skills and I.T. skills
  • Ability to establish Quality Assurance and Performance Management frameworks, which are able to identify good practice and promptly address areas of concern
  • Ability to ensure that timely appraisal, supervision, support and direction are provided to staff
  • Able to use own initiative, work under pressure and manage time, resources and competing priorities in a structured effective way
  • Ability to promote equality and anti-discriminatory practice, and recognise the importance of equality issues for both staff and service users
  • Able to work flexibly and creatively and a willingness to work some evenings usually by prior arrangement


  • Eligible to work in the U.K.
  • Car driver
  • HCPC registered
  • managerial experience
  • Social Work degree

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6218
Contact: Ed Christmas

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