Team Manager - Children in Care

Location Oxfordshire
Salary £38 - £42.01 per hour
This is a children we care for team.
• Supervision and line management of Social workers and other staff as allocated.
• To 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.
• To play a key leadership role in providing safe and effective services for Children in Care in Oxfordshire, and for promoting positive outcomes
• To 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