Team Manager -Duty Assessment and Intervention

Location Southwark
Salary £31.86 - £33.96 per hour
I am looking for a locum team manager who has experience in the Assessment and Intervention Service who is immediately available for a stable workforce.

• To hold a recognised social work qualification and be registered with the General Social Care Council
• To have a minimum of three years’ post qualification experience of social work practice, to include experience of being a case worker for child protection and child care work and the undertaking of court work where issues were both complex and in dispute
• Experience of supervising social work staff (this may include social work students) including task allocation and setting priorities, training and development and formal supervision
• Experience of establishing effective working relationships with other professionals including representatives from organisations external to the Department.
• Experience of applying the principles of equal opportunities in the implementation of social work practice, to address inequalities
• Experience of determining priorities in the implementation of a social work service
• Experience of preparing succinct reports and presenting these in a formal setting
• Experience of financial management in a social care environment
• Knowledge of the legislation and guidance governing the function of a Social Services Department, including the consequent statutory duties and application, in particular that relating to the Children Act 1989 and the Public Law Outline
• Knowledge and understanding of current issues in social work and legal practice particularly relating to child protection and child care work, including assessment, court work and care proceedings