Team Manager (Children)

Location Gloucestershire, England
Salary £39.00 - £41.50 per hour
part Time Team Manager, Response (Weds, Thurs and Fridays – maternity cover post This is an assessment team operating on a duty rota basis in an over lapping (Weds) job share to cover for maternity leave. This team is made up of 4 social workers, operating alongside 3 other Response (duty) teams, and a Newly Qualified Social Worker Team. Experience managing front door assessment teams is essential.
Create and maintain a highly competent and participative work environment through visible leadership providing management and professional supervision to a range of professionals.

Promote professional standards in the service area by developing outcome-focused teams that understand their contribution to the service and the wider success of the Council.

Lead, develop, co-ordinate and support service planning, and the production of plans for service areas, including associated finance plans and integration with wider Council plans.

Take responsibility for the management of cases within the relevant service area in accordance with the Safeguarding procedures for vulnerable people

Make a significant contribution to budget management and / or manage a significant budget. Monitor spending and ensure that accurate budgeting, reporting and any necessary corrective action is carried out.

Work with and influence partner organisations to maximise the effective provision and/or development of joint care services.

Manage and monitor quality and performance to ensure the effectiveness of service provision and the meeting of key performance measures. Ensure processes and procedures are produced, maintained and reviewed for specialist work across service areas.

Identify and contribute to training and development strategies, and deliver professional supervision and expert advice to team members. Enhance the skills and performance of team members, to ensure the quality of service provision.

Work in partnership to promote and co-ordinate initiatives and ensure that communication is effective and that information and good practice is shared and is in line with government policies and guidelines.

Co-ordinate and prepare reports on complex issues ensuring that they meet Council timescales and guidelines and that there is a clear summary of issues, progress and implications.