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Team Manager - Child Protection & Safeguarding

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, MASH
Team Manager
North East London
£50,000 per annum
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Team Manager - Child Protection & Safeguarding - North East London - up to £50,000k + benefits

Our client in North East London are looking for a new team manager to hit the ground running in their children's safeguarding and child protection team. This is a great opportunity to step into a new position which offers a permanent contract with great benefits. 

For this role, you must have previous experience of working as a team manager or assistant team manager for a children's social work team. 

Benefits of this TM role:

  • Local government continuous service   
  • Pension scheme   
  • Childcare vouchers - annual savings of £933 on average   

As a CP & Children's Safeguarding Team Manager, you will be required to:

  • Plan, maintain, manage and develop statutory social work and other related services in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, guidance and procedures
  • Ensure staff effectively safeguard children & young people, ensuring that their voices are heard in all engagement processes
  • Ensure that all team members receive effective induction, supervision, appraisal and support
  • Be available for consultation and advice on complex case matters where required, taking a lead role where appropriate
  • To ensure that standards, targets and timescales are met in relation to case allocation.
  • Manage staff in line with local performance management schemes and target
  • Take appropriate action in managing performance, sickness and disciplinary issues in line with Council policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for allocation of work within the team
  • Authorise budget expenditure within agreed authorisation limits

You must have:

  • HCPC registration  
  • Previous management experience of a children's social work team
  • Eligibility to work in the UK  
  • Excellent knowledge of CP & child safeguarding 
  • A full UK license
For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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