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Team Manager - Referral and Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Team Manager
South East, London
£51,453 per annum
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Team Manager - Referral and Assessment - Hillingdon - up to £51,453p/a

An experienced team manager is needed to fill a role in Hillingdon's children's services. As part of the referral and assessment team, you will be providing a high-performing social work service to children and families.

You will need to be comfortable using regular supervision and performance management tools to manage team performance and quality assurance, resources and budgets in collaboration with colleagues and key stakeholders.

Typically your team would consist of up to seven social workers and you may also manage non-qualified team members. 

Benefits of this TM role:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • HCPC registration renewal fee paid
  • Retention payments Up to £2k retention allowance
  • Free car parking
  • Car pool or mileage allowance
  • Mobile working with a smart-phone and laptop
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Salaries in the top quartile 

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
  • UK license and access to personal vehicle
For any more information you may require please email
Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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