Gloucestershire- Team Manager- Children & Families Team

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary Up to £47 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJames Jackson

Job description

Team Manager - Gloucestershire - Children's Locality Team

We are looking for an experienced Team Manager to join our Tewkesbury Children and Familiies who will have safeguarding experience to lead, manage and be accountable for a team of Social Workers in the delivery of statutory duties and improvement of services to children, young people, and families.
They will have knowledge of court work, CP, CIN and CIC and be experienced in supervising and quality assuring a team of dedicated Social Workers.
Working from home and office working is balanced where applicable, individual requests to be in the office and the needs of individuals and teams are by agreement with the manager. The candidate will be expected to be in the office more in the initial stages of employment to help build the team cohesion and feeling of stability. The candidate will be provided with a laptop and smart phone to assist with this. All children will be seen face to face unless you have COVID confirmed.

Benefits in this role:

* Supportive team and management
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract
* Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

* Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
* Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
* You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
* You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
* You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
* You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
* You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* 2 years+ post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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