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Team Manager - Children's Assessment Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Team Manager
South West
£41 per hour
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Children's Assessment Team - Dorset - up to £41p/h

Dorset Council are looking to hire a team manager to lead a children's assessment team based at County Hall, Dorchester. The successful candidate will be working within the assessment pod. This is a pod of 8 social workers undertaking rapid first line assessments prior to transferring those that require it onto the case management pods. 

Ideally, you will have prior experience of working in a busy duty system and will need to have strong skills in establishing good workflow, as well as a good grasp of assessment and threshold management.  

Benefits of this role:

  • Supportive senior management team 
  • Competitive pay rates 
  • Authority inclusive of agency workers
  • Access to liquid training events 

As a Team Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring high standards of social care is given to Dorchester children
  • Having excellent communication skills
  • Making sure your service meets agreed levels of care and targets
  • Being a part of complex case decisions 
  • Liaising with other professionals and/or statutory agencies
  • Providing professional support and guidance for social workers in your team
  • Supporting colleagues as part of a duty system

You must have:

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

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

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: 01612356973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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