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Team Manager - Duty and Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Team Manager
North West
£40 per hour
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Duty and Assessment - Blackpool - £40p/h

A team manager is needed in a duty and assessment team in Blackpool. You will be responsible for the screening and outcomes of contacts and referrals to children's social care to ensure consistent thresholds are applied in line with our continuum of need. You will need to have previous management experience within a children's services team either as a team manager or assistant team manager.

Benefits of this TM role:

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Supportive management and team
  • Flexible working - Blackpool also run an early finish on a rotating basis so teams get to finish at 2pm on Fridays
  • Mobile working is also an option
  • Excellent transport links: Direct route along the M55/M6 and Blackpool North Rail Station close by
  • Modern parking directly opposite the town centres
  • Close to the beautiful Fylde Coast
  • Affordable housing with pretty towns and villages
  • Career development
  • Good work-life balance
  • Discounted gym membership
  • More funding and research put into Social Care to improve the journey for Children and help with resources for staff including: Better Start, £215m lottery funded scheme helping 0-3 year olds in Blackpool and working with a charity called Dartington Social Research Unit which is helping to create new, innovative approaches to Social Care

As a Children's Services Team Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Screening referrals 
  • The outcomes of cases
  • Chairing strategy meetings
  • Building working relationships with other partner agencies
  • Discuss next steps of managing risk
  • Monitor performance of team
  • Give feedback
  • Monitor and improve social work practice

You will need to have:

  • HCPC registration 
  • A social work qualification
  • Experience in social work management
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

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: 01612387491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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