Social Worker Team Manager-Safeguarding

Location Swindon
Salary £48.00 - £50.00 per hour
A Team Manager is required within the North Family Safeguarding Service.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that the team provides a high quality service to children; focused on good outcomes with timely interventions at the right level within statutory guidelines and within given resource and budget availability.
To model good management by taking professional responsibility for the provision of a high quality and responsive service.
To determine priorities, assess need, and safeguard children to promote positive outcomes in line with national standards, working closely and collaboratively with other areas of children’s services; partner and other external agencies.
To initiate and implement strategies and plans, operational business plans, recent research, legislation and policy guidance for the delivery of the Council priorities, to achieve national government expectations and performance to local and national targets. To ensure these are known and understood by all staff.
To contribute to the strategic development of children’s social care and Children, Families and Community Health more widely through taking lead responsibility for specific aspects of work. With other managers and partner agency colleagues, to develop and deliver high performing and targeted services to improve and achieve best outcomes for children and their families. "