Team Manager - Childrens

Location Swindon
Salary £36.00 - £38.50 per hour
Discipline
To operationally manage and supervise the team to ensure high quality service to children; focussed 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 assist the Group Manager in the determination of priorities, and through effective management and
supervision of social care staff, ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare promoted.
To assist in the initiation and implementation of operational business plans, legislation and policy guidance
for the delivery of the Council priorities.
Key Accountabilities
 To undertake work in accordance with legislation, guidance and protocols and have a clear
understanding of how the role contributes and adds value to outcomes for children and their
families.
 To undertake the necessary investigations using information from various sources in addition to
direct contact with families, children and professionals to analyse and determine the level of support
and actions required.
 To have a robust oversight of care planning with a focus on timely progression to permanence.
 Ensure that diversity is respected and takes account of the different needs of children and their
carers, and that the decisions made and service delivery is sensitive to and addresses