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Team Manager - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Team Manager
East of England
£38 per hour
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Looked After Children - Luton - £38p/h

Luton's LAC team are in need of a team manager. Luton Council have been piloting a new way of working within the LAC service: the 0-13 service will be joining the long term LAC team (0-18). The new set up allows the LAC service to be split between 0-18 and 18+. The successful candidate will need the ability to formalise this service alongside the service manager.

Candidates will need to have had experience of managing an LAC team and be aware that they will be managing a larger team consisting of the 0-18 service. However, they will have the assistance of 2 deputy team managers. 

Benefits of this Team Manager role:

  • Stable and relatively small team 
  • Administrative support 
  • Supportive management 
  • Long contract opportunities 
  • Career progression

Your duties as an LAC Team Manager will include:

  • Managing the day to day operations of the team 
  • Providing assessments, care planning, child protection and key working 
  • Delivering this within the scope of the Children Act 1989 and related legislation
  • Contributing to borough wide services with professional knowledge of an area of specialism
  • Providing specialist intervention services throughout Luton
  • Making high-risk decisions concerning the safeguarding of children
  • Establishing the appropriate level of need for children and young people

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK  
  • A full UK licence holder         

Why Liquid Personnel?

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  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • 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
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 01612356823
Contact: Chloe Fenton

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