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Team Manager - Safeguarding Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Team Manager
£47,613 per annum
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Team Manager - Safeguarding Team - Permanent - Haringey - up to £47,613p/a

36 hours per week

The London Borough of Haringey has an exclusive role for a social work Team Manager to join their Children's Safeguarding team.

The successful candidate will be joining a Council that has been through a journey of improvement over the past ten years, with continued aspirations to fulfill the first corporate priority of enabling every child the best start in life.

Benefits of this TM role include:

  • £3000 retention payment
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Flexible working
  • Flexible retirement
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Generous annual leave
  • Learning and development courses at work, including workshops and courses

The role of the Team Manager in a Children's Safeguarding Team includes:

  • Being responsible for the management of the Team and ensuring that the service provided is of the highest professional standard
  • Being responsible for all the work held within the team and to ensure that it is prioritised and allocated promptly
  • Ensuring record keeping is maintained to a high standard and that managerial decisions are taken and recorded promptly within the appropriate frameworks
  • Chairing a range of practice meetings, including strategy meeting, core group meetings, monitoring the performance of agreed tasks for all participants
  • Promoting staff learning and development
  • Working with managers in and across the Children and Young people's Service to ensure children receive a seamless and holistic response to their needs
  • Authorising, monitoring and reviewing financial commitments ensuring they meet children's needs, are within costs limits, adhere to Best Value principles and to contribute to the identification of any resource shortages and efficiencies
  • Implementing the service Business Plan, ensuring that team members are clear about their individual and collective contribution towards achieving the objectives, targets and standards contained within it

Requirements for this role:

  • To be a qualified social worker with degree or equivalent
  • Post-qualified experience in a similar social work management setting
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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