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Social Work Team Manager - Children's Social Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Team Manager
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£28.61 to £28.61 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £28.61 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Work Team Manager - Children's Social Care - Barnsley - £28.61 per hour

We are currently looking for an experienced Team Manger (Social Work qualified) to manage a Children's Social Care Team in Barnsley. The successful Team Manager must have previous experience of managing complex children's social work casework successfully, including a strong record of effective proactive within a statutory context.

They require a Team Manager with the ability to communicate effectively at an advanced level, both verbally and in writing, to a range of audiences including children, young people, parents/carers and professionals.

The benefits of this Social Work Team Manager role:

* £28.61 per hour
* Supportive team and management
* Relevant training and development
* Career progression opportunities

Duties as a Social Work Team Manager:

* Work across children's social care, other council departments and multi-agency organisations to develop effective relationships with partners, to effectively deliver services to children young people and their families which safeguard children and promote their care within families where appropriate
* Communicate effectively in a range of forums, and in at times highly charged, complex or challenging circumstances Directorate policy, best practice guidelines, and plans/decisions regarding the deployment of resources/outcomes for children and young people
* Work collaboratively with management colleagues to develop and maintain an effective service to children and young people and their families, contributing to policy, procedures and guidance informing practice
* Provide directly and indirectly supervision to staff (including non - social work qualified staff) within a team, informed by knowledge of statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy, and procedures within the Directorate and wider council
* Support staff to meet their full potential as effective practitioners, ensuring through use of published guidance associated with managing performance, professional development, staff appraisal, managing attendance etc. that an effective, high performing team is delivering services children, young people and their carers benefit from
* Ensure that up to date records are maintained safely and confidentially in accordance with the Directorate/Council policies and procedures, and contribute to the audit, evaluation and analysis of social care records which enables performance within the service to be understood and responded to by managers including this post holder
* Promote effective assessment, direct work and risk management which achieves best outcomes for children and young people within a safeguarding context
* Meet the requirements of the Professional Capabilities Framework at the Advanced level, and of registration with the Health Care Professions Council in respect of practice standards, conduct and professional development

Requirements as a Social Work Team Manger include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience
* Substantial evidence of CPD relevant to children's social care
* Significant experience of work with children and families, within a statutory and multi-agency context
* Previous supervisory experience of social work staff and/or students
* Trained in Supervision in Social Work, and/or trained in coaching/mentoring
* Degree or equivalent in Social Work

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01615436964
Contact: Erika Taylor

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