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Team Manager - Care Management Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell
Salary:
£45,651 to £48,568 per annum
Posted:
07/06/2019
Job Ref:
DS-83551

Team Manager - Care Management Team - Permanent - Sandwell - £45,651 - £48,568p/a + market supplement of £2,500*

30 Day's annual leave plus bank holidays

We have currently partnered with Sandwell Children's Trust in the West Midlands to provide a Team Manager to their care management team. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging trust. They are committed to your continuous learning and development and dedicate 15 days per year to your professional development and also offer learning placements of up to 6 months to expand your knowledge.

Benefits as a Care Management Team Manager:

  • Up to £6,500 relocation payment
  • Progression and Secondment opportunities 
  • Average case load will be 18 per worker looking to get this to 15 
  • Brand new offices and facilities (open plan, friendly teams and environment including team events etc.)
  • Work flexibly (open to discuss hours to suit everyone)

As a Care Management Team Manager, you responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the provision of care, you’ll be a supervisor, mentor, collaborator and advisor
  • Provide the highest level of professional service within care management and be responsible for advice, supervision, decision, support and delegated functions
  • Provide effective management support and individual supervision and guidance to a team of social work staff
  • Ensure that the allocation of work within the team meets the needs of the children and families within the authority and be responsible for the recruitment and appointment of social workers and other relevant staff in the service area
  • Initiate and chair inter agency meetings and core groups for particular children, monitoring the performance of agreed tasks for all participants

The ideal Care Management Team Manager will:

  • Have excellent management skills and the ability to encourage team working
  • Be a Qualified Social Worker with significant experience in Children’s Services
  • Be knowledgeable of the latest policy and guidance around children’s social care and safeguarding
  • Have a strong understanding of financial and resource management
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, a head for complexity, and know how to improve services
* subject to Ts&Cs

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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