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Team Manager - Leaving Care Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Looked After Children, Leaving Care, Transitions/Leaving Care
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
South East
Location:
West Sussex
Salary:
£42 per hour
Posted:
22/11/2018
Job Ref:
DPO81840

Team Manager - Leaving Care Team - West Sussex - £42p/h

West Sussex Council are looking for an experiences children's services team manager to join their leaving care team. The leaving care team is part of the Integrated Prevention & Earliest Help System who work with children, families and young people to help ensure that every child and young person is supported to achieve their potential. The service supports care leavers and young people in care aged 16-21 but may also be up to 25 in some circumstances.

The main function of the role is to work with individual young people: helping to assess and meet their learning, personal and social needs. It is also to assist them in making the transition between care and independence and in making positive choices about their lives in the areas of education, training and employment. 

Benefits of this Team Manager role:

  • Rural area
  • Long contracts available
  • Excellent support

Your duties as the Leaving Care Team Manager will include: 

  • Effectively lead, manage & develop the young carers team
  • Being responsible for delivering & developing a first class service across the county 
  • Co-ordinating key & high profile pieces of work through projects for the service
  • Actively promote the principles of rights, independence, choice & inclusion 
  • Researching, analysing information, intepreting and planning for long term 
  • Communicating information which may be complex & contentious
  • Negotiating solutions across wide areas of the business
  • Providing training & recommendations to colleagues to influence the way the service is delivered
  • Working in partnership with internal & external partners to deliver a person centred service
  • Developing changes/improvements to business plan which will have a major direct impact
  • Being the responsible line manager for the team
  • Recruiting new members & ensuring their proper induction 
  • Accounting for a team budget relating to staffing, resources & forward planning of service needs
  • Remaining up to date & compliant with all relevant legislation, organisational procedures & policies

Essential requirements:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Previous management experience in social work
  • A full UK license holder
  • HCPC registration

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • 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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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 schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6807
Contact: Danny Potter

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