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Team Manager – Oxfordshire – Children We Care For

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Work Team Manager to join the Children We Care For Team based in Oxfordshire.

As a successful candidate, you will provide operational management as the Team Manager in the established Children We Care For Team.

Duties as a Children We Care For Team Manager:

  • Supervision and line management of Social workers and other staff as allocated
  • Chair key meetings involving high risk and/or vulnerable children and young people
  • Support the team to achieve permanency for children and young people in a timely way and ensure all decisions and actions taken are in the best interests of the child
  • Play a key leadership role in providing safe and effective services for Children in Care in Oxfordshire, and for promoting positive outcomes
  • Link with key colleagues in OCC and to promote partnership working with key agencies to support LAC pathways
  • Support Permanency Planning for children we care for and promote transition planning for adulthood
  • Support performance management within the team and deliver on key performance targets
  • Update and brief Senior Managers on a Need to Know basis
  • Ensure the complaints to the service are dealt with in line with the complaints procedure and take an active role when required
  • Ensure that services are delivered in compliance with legislative, contractual, regulatory and best practice frameworks
  • Ensure appropriate budget management in compliance with OCC financial management protocols

Requirements as a Children We Care For Team Manager:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work


Team Manager – Oxfordshire – Children We Care For

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Oxford
Salary: £52,784 - £55,836 pa
Type: Permanent