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Team Manager - Children In Need Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Team Manager
£42,656 to £50,184 per annum
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Team Manager - Children In Need Team - Permanent - Wandsworth - £42,656 - £50,184p/a

Wandsworth Council are in need of an experienced Social Work Practitioner to take of the role of Team Manager within their Children in Need Team. The service works with children of all ages, from unborn children to age 18 as well as their families. The work within the Team includes in-depth assessments of need and risk, working with families and other agencies and making plans to safeguard children and reduce risk of harm.

At Wandsworth, they believe that if new ways of thinking and working are invested in, you'll have everything you need to do the job. In turn, that means you will be able to deliver the best possible support for children and young people.

Benefits of this Manager role:

  • £2,000 welcome payment
  • £3,000 retention bonuses
  • Performance Related Salary Progression scheme
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • New technology scheme
  • Interest-free loans on annual travel cards
  • Discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments
  • A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered

As a Team Manager in this Children's Service, you will:

  • Manage a team of 6 Social Workers, a consultant social worker and an assistant team manager
  • Deliver a high-quality and responsive social care ensuring safeguarding is paramount
  • Ensure social care practices are in line with statutory guidelines and policy and procedures
  • Promote partnership working and collaborative work with colleagues in other agencies
  • Focus on children and families to ensure they receive the highest standards of provision
Requirements of the role:

  • To be a HCPC registered practitioner with an appropriate social work qualification
  • Systematic knowledge of relevant legislation and familiarity with new evidence-based research
  • An advanced qualification in social work (such as a specialist award in working with children and families) or evidence that you can work at this level

For further information on this role please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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