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Team Manager - Referral and Assessment Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Referral and Assessment
Team Manager
£51,111 per annum
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Team Manager - Referral and Assessment Team - Permanent - Harrow - up to £51,111p/a + benefits

We are currently looking for a children's social work team manager to join Harrow's referral and assessment team. Harrow's children’s services is committed to innovative practice and work to the highest standards to ensure the child receives the right support at the right time.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a team manager to join the Children and Young People Service at Harrow Council. Reporting directly to the head of service, you will manage and supervise a team of social workers, senior practitioners and other social care staff.

You will need to ensure the provision of a high quality, cost effective and efficient social work service to Harrow children and their families.

Benefits of this role include:

  • £1,500 market supplement on top of your annual salary
  • £3,000 retention bonus after 3 years of service
  • Relocation packages of up to £6,000
  • Parking
  • Season ticket loan

Your duties as an R&A Team Manager will include:

  • Using critical reflective skills in management and supervision to enhance team practice
  • Effectively managing operational resources, including scheduling of employees and absence management
  • Ensuring caseloads are allocated and managed within agreed departmental levels
  • Carrying out audits of cases as part of the quality assurance framework
  • Contributing to the delivery of all department service and team performance plans
  • Facilitating the effective communication of key council and departmental messages across the service
  • Maintaining and developing key relationships and networks with colleagues, partnership agencies and other stakeholders
  • Chairing professional and multi-agency meetings as required
  • Represent the council at court and providing expert advice and support to social work employees as required
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Utilising key systems and tools including; Protocol, Oracle Financials, HR Self-Service, MyFirstCare absence management, H&S risk assessment and incident reporting 

You MUST have:

  • Previous team management experience in a social work setting
  • HCPC registration
  • A social work qualification
For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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