Assistant Team Manager – Children in Care
Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an Assistant Team Manager for the long term Children in Care service to join an Authority based in Medway.
Ofsted noted that our clients relentless approach to improvement has led to the significant progress in services provided for children and families. The inspectors found that there is now a strong, determined and cohesive leadership team.
What’s in it for you as an Assistant Team Manager?
- A competitive salary between £47,658 – £52,376
- Retention payment of £3,000 per annum (paid annually)
- Career progression scheme to support your pathway of professional development
- Generous annual leave entitlement of between 27 – 30 days plus bank holidays
- Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car after 6 months
- Excellent local government pension scheme
- Free car parking
- Hybrid working – enabling you to work from home/office (minimum of 2 days per week will be required in the office)
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
About the role:
You will support the Team Manager in leading and providing supervision to 3-4 social workers, assisting with the quality assurance of your team’s work and case allocation; completing joint visits and/or attending court; contributing to the induction of new staff; and contributing to effective communication.
What we are looking for in an Assistant Team Manager:
- You will have attained PEPS Stage 1 and 2 and/or undertaken leadership training for first line managers.
- You will have substantial experience in relationship and strengths-based practice and experience in child protection and court work.
- You will hold a degree in Social Work and be registered with Social Work England
- A full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.
- Active Social Work England registration
For further information please contact Mozz Radwan on 02038573486 or Mozz.Radwan@liquidpersonnel.com
We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.