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Team Manager – Children’s Social Care – Devon

Our clients’ efforts revolve around children as the central focus. We firmly believe that a nurturing family environment provides the ideal setting for most children to thrive. This belief is reinforced by prompt and comprehensive support from our network and partners, along with access to exceptional educational opportunities. As part of our commitment to restorative practices, we seek a proficient Team Manager who will enhance our support framework for young minds in Exeter. Our Team Managers play a pivotal role in delivering exemplary social care services.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Restorative Practice Approach:
    • Embed the new restorative practice approach across teams.
    • Invest in training practitioners and managers to build, maintain, and repair relationships with children and families.
  2. Leadership and Supervision:
    • Provide professional supervision and appraisal for the team.
    • Develop a service development plan for the Academy with clear objectives, milestones, and priorities.
    • Facilitate effective communication within the team to disseminate national, statutory, and departmental initiatives.
  3. Practice Leadership:
    • Cultivate a culture of professional curiosity within the team.
    • Ensure that team practice aligns with relevant organizational standards and legal requirements.
    • Prioritize continuous professional development for both self and team members.
  4. Day-to-Day Operations:
    • Allocate and monitor workloads.
    • Address service delivery issues within the team.
    • Plan, evaluate, and review case work appropriately.
    • Achieve expected performance standards.
    • Conduct audits and improve performance based on findings.
  5. Workforce Development and Quality Assurance:
    • Manage and deliver professional development schemes and learning programs.
    • Forecast staffing trends and plan for succession.
    • Provide quality assurance for the workforce development plan.
    • Analyze evidence-based data to drive continuous improvement.
  6. Partnerships and Collaboration:
    • Develop partnerships with educational and research organizations.
    • Promote meaningful participation of individuals, families, and carers.
    • Contribute to service improvement and external assessments.
  7. General Responsibilities:
    • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, guidelines, and social care policies.
    • Collaborate with colleagues and partners to enhance practice and workforce competence.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experienced as a Team Manager in Safeguarding and court work.
  • Hold a recognised social work qualification (e.g. BA/ MA Social Work, DipSW, CQSW),
  • Registration with the relevant regulatory body
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Commitment to being on-site, for at least three days per week.

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll and an internal ‘hours’ team
  • 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 £500 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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.

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Team Manager – Children’s Social Care – Devon

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Exeter
Salary: 40 - 48 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum
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Team Manager – Children’s Social Care – Devon

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