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Team Manager - Children's Referral & Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
North West
St. Helens, Merseyside
£38,813 to £40,760 per annum
Salary Description:
£38813 - £40760 per annum
Job Ref:

Team Manager - Children's Referral & Assessment - St. Helens - £38,813 - £40,760 per annum

We are looking for an experienced team manager to work in a children referral and assessment team in St Helens.

As a successful team manager will be required to lead and motivate a team, ensuring all members work effectively with all parties to implement the statutory duties and responsibilities.

With its mix of glorious countryside covering 55% of the Borough, quality culture and entertainment and first-class sport, St. Helens has something for everyone.

Benefits as a Referral & Assessment Team Manager:

* Recruitment and Retention allowance of up to £4000
* Free parking
* Generous annual leave
* Huge investments in Child's Services
* A strong, permanent senior management structure
* Low average caseloads for Social Workers
* No hot desks
* A strong, resilient Council, that respects and values the individuality and diversity that every employee brings to the Council
* A positive, open and working environment
* Attractive salary and relocation package
* Excellent pension scheme
* Essential car user allowance is available

Responsibilities as a Referral & Assessment Team Manager:

* Ability to manage, supervise and develop staff to enhance performance
* Ability to develop and provide services which are culturally sensitive and empowering for all service users
* Ability to develop new services, where necessary, with partner agencies
* Ability to liaise and negotiate effectively across agency boundaries to provide effective support
* Ability to interpret and analyse information and problems and use, where necessary, as catalyst to implement innovative/creative changes in the delivery of services
* Ability to ensure that timely appraisal, supervision, support and direction are provided to staff
* Ability to promote equality and anti-discriminatory practice, and recognise the importance of equality issues for both staff and service users

Essential Requirements:

* HCPC registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Completed the ASYE
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1670
Contact: Kelsey Longley

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