Team Manager (Childrens) (Social Care - Qualified 1)

Location Southwark, Greater London, England
Salary £30.00 - £32.50 per hour
Discipline
We require a qualified Social Work Team Manager to join our Family Assessment and Support Team in Truro. Within the team there are social workers, family workers and youth workers undertaking social work assessments and support children and families under S17 Children's Act.
*** Pay Negotiable Subject to Discussion and Dependent on Experience***
***Plus a contribution to travel and accommodation expenses subject to negotiation***
Currently a mix of both working from home and on site.

the successful candidate must have a diploma in Social Work, CQSW, CSS, degree in Social Work or other professional social work qualification recognised by HCPC for the purpose of registration in the UK. Experience of social work management in a frontline social work team. A high level of specific and applied professional expertise in the area of practice to be supervised, relevant policy, legislation, guidance and best practice.
Applied knowledge and understanding of the needs and risks of a diverse range of children, young people and their parents/carers, promoting their full involvement in decision making, taking into account issues of equality and diversity. Proven ability to achieve high practice quality standards in the assessment of strengths, needs, risks, produce analysis and translate into a coherent plan that improves outcomes for children.
Proven to provide advice, consultation, mentoring, supervision and appraisal support to professionally qualified and unqualified practitioners, those in training, agency/sessional workers and volunteers. Good IT and word processing skills. The role is initially for three months with the possibility of being reviewed for extension.