Team Leader - Lac

Location Portsmouth
Salary £51.09 - £53.90 per hour
  • A two week induction and an ongoing package of Training
  • Training in our Trauma informed model of care and Restorative Practice with ongoing clinical consultation and supervision
  • Excellent administrative support for all staff
  • Effective leadership and support, with regular supervision
  • Reflective practice sessions
  • Access to Research in Practice
  • Social Work Academy for ongoing support, development, training and reflective practice
  • We are committed to supporting our staff in a nurturing environment and the successful candidate will have opportunities via training and supervision to progress their career.
What is the role?


You will be working with Looked After Children, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children, and Care Leavers to support them through to independence or reunification to their families. These are exciting and privileged opportunities to support children and young people in their plans for permanence and to prepare them for adulthood.


The post holders will be responsible for leading and supporting a mixed pod of Social Worker's and Personal Advisors who will be holding a caseload of children and young people who are either looked after or care leavers.


The post holders will be responsible for providing their pod members with monthly supervision and supporting them to complete statutory tasks within timescales. You will offer further support to their pod by regular pod meetings and day to day informal supervision.


You will support staff development and learning through mentoring, direct observations and reflective supervision. The post holder will quality assure written work of their pod members including assessments and plans and will be duty manager for the team's intake service on a rota. The post holder will be responsible