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Team Manager - Looked after Children - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Dudley
Salary:
£48,414 per annum
Posted:
01/04/2019
Job Ref:
DS-89224

Team Manager - Looked after Children - Permanent - Dudley - up to £48,414p/a

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Team Manager to join a Looked after Children Service in Dudley. If you have the skill, determination and commitment to improve outcomes for children and families, and the drive to continue the positive development within the service, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

In this role, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of a social work team, ensuring that vulnerable children and their families receive responsive services that safeguard and promote their welfare.

Benefits of this role:

  • Great transport links
  • Position that provides great career enhancement 
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Supportive management 
  • Further progression opportunities 
  • Work flexibly - open to discussing hours

An LAC Team Manager will be required to:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the team
  • Provide assessments, care planning, child protection and key working 
  • Deliver this within the scope of the Children Act 1989 and related legislation
  • Contribute to borough wide services with professional knowledge of an area of specialism
  • Provide specialist intervention services 
  • Make high-risk decisions concerning the safeguarding of children
  • Establish the appropriate level of need for children and young people

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • A social work qualification
  • Eligibility to work in the UK  
  • A full UK licence 
  • Previous experience as a social work ATM or team manager       

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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

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