Social Work Team Manager - Young Adults Service - Haringey - £50,826 to £56,100 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 24th January 2021
The Young Adults Service in Haringey currently requires a Social Work Team Manager to join their team. The Young Adults Service invites applications from experienced, social work qualified, and child-focused practitioners at Team Manager level.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and supportive service working with looked after children and young people leaving care aged 16 to 25 years old and playing a vital role in ensuring positive futures. The service also manages the referral and assessment for unaccompanied minors arriving in the borough aged 16 and over and ensure a robust response to age assessment requirements.
Benefits of this Social Work Team Manager role:
* Generous annual leave
* £50,826 to £56,100 per annum
* 50 hours a year of personal development training
* Pension scheme
* Flexible working and flexible retirement
Duties / skills required as a Social Work Team Manager:
* The ideal candidate will need to be a resilient, authoritative and an experienced Team Manager who places children and young people and their welfare at the heart of practice.
* You will need to have a proven ability to lead on services for adolescents and care leavers who are UASC.
* The role will take on a strategic position in developing innovative and effective practice with unaccompanied minors on their arrival and journey through care. The role will require the post holder to ensure we have responded effectively to external changes and makes efficient use of scare resources providing some monitoring oversight of the grant claim and reconciliation of data and performance.
* The post holder will manage the referral and assessment for newly arriving UASC's, and ensure development of model of good practice, embed clear procedures and training programmes for all YAS staff and ensure appropriate use of NRPF connect.
* You will need to liaise effectively and efficiently with both internal and external partners to ensure that children and young people are safe. Therefore, your written and verbal communication would be second to none and you would be used to providing high quality, evidence-based assessments, analysis and the application of signs of safety.
Essential requirements of this Social Work Team Manager role:
* Social Work qualified and post qualified experience
* Previous experience in a social work qualified management position
* Social Work England registration
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org