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Blackburn- Residential Team Manager

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £24 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Our client Blackburn are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to become a Residential Team Manager.


This work is often demanding, you may be working alongside a child or young person who is especially vulnerable and/or challenging. They may have experienced abuse and may have very complex needs, such as mental health or substance misuse problems. Sometimes this type of care needs to be closely monitored/recorded and specific risk management plans need to be in place in order to ensure the safety of the young person. You will need to be confident that you have the strength of character and ability to cope with the challenges the work may bring along with managing and directing staff too. Remember that this work is also very rewarding when you see the positive impact that you can have on a child's life, often in difficult circumstances.

You will offer a safe and nurturing home environment for the children in our care who will benefit from this offer, helping to maintain their relationships with their own communities, be near to their family and friendships groups, accessing the services that they know and know them and continuity of their social work relationships.

To provide the day to day management of the service in keeping with Legislation and Guidance, the Authority's Policies and Procedures and good professional practice ensuring best practice and outcomes for the children in the home. This will include continued development and delivering a range of interventions and strategies to support our children to achieve their full potential whilst they are in our care and move on from these arrangements.

The role also requires the holder:

· To provide management of the children's home in keeping with OFSTED Legislation and Guidance, the Authority's Policies and Procedures and good professional practice.

· To achieve the objectives of the statement of purpose for the children's home.

· To work alongside the Head of Service for Children in Our Care and Permanence and the Service Leader for Placement to lead and manage a service that aims to offer the right care for our children at the right time with the bespoke support that they need.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.