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Team Manager - Referral and Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Team Manager
South East
£42 per hour
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Referral and Assessment - Surrey - up to £42p/h

Surrey Council are looking to hire a team manager for their referral and assessment team to support the service manager in managing a team of social workers and family support workers. Your role will include strategic work such as looking at recruitment and retention whilst also working with the management team in Surrey to improve quality of services and develop processes and policies.

You will also have opportunities to develop your own skills and continue your own career progression in Surrey.

Benefits of this Team Manager role:

  • Competitive rates 
  • Good management progression 
  • Access to 4 locations 

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

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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: 0207 167 6799
Contact: Leah Owen

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