Team Manager Early Help
Liquid Personnel are currently looking for an experienced Social Work Team Manager to join the Early Help team in Haringey.
Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as they strive for excellence in all they do. They’re a service with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team which has passion, integrity, and commitment. They have recently been rated GOOD by Ofsted and are on their journey to Outstanding.
Your benefits as a Social Work Team Manager:
Generous annual leave
Stable permanent leadership team
Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
Excellent learning and development offer to support your career pathway
Interest free season ticket loan
About the service
The targeted Early Help Service consists of 3 team managers, 6 senior practitioners, and 36 Family Support workers. The workforce is very stable, motivated, committed and enthusiastic. The service has manageable caseloads at approximately 25 children per Family Support worker currently with consistently strong assessment timeliness. The service is moving into integrated locality family hubs and has strong relationships with MASH, the Assessment teams and the wider partnership.
Haringey are looking for an experienced Team Managers with a strong background in early help and Frontline Social work. You should be confident with managing teams, understand thresholds and Direct work with families. You will need to understand the supporting families agenda and have knowledge of the wider early help system.
You will be responsible for:
- Ensuring timely and effective decision making, case allocation and effective multi-agency working.
- Empowering and inspiring our Family Support workers to get the best outcomes for children.
- Being an active member of the senior leadership group in the wider early help service.
- Accountability for the performance of your team, delivering regular reflective supervision and have the ability to motivate your team to achieve excellence and supporting families outcomes.
- Working with in family hubs and becoming an advocate for the service in the locality, building strong relationships with schools, health and the voluntary sector.
Essential requirements of this Social Work Team Manager role:
Ability to provide leadership to the team
Ability to plan and manage own and others workload
Ability to supervise staff, to assess professional competence and enable further professional development in others
Social Work qualified, with valid Social Work England registration
If this sounds like it could be the right role for you then please contact Mozz Radwan on 02038573486 or Mozz.Radwan@liquidpersonnel.com
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