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Medway Council - Group manager - children's

Medway Council - Group manager - children's

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £52159 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Our client, Medway Council is looking for a Group manager to join their children's team.

To have overall operational manager responsibility for four teams within the Children's Social Work team, with a specific focus on children in need, those in need of protection and their families and those who receive support under the Public Law Outline framework. You will work alongside social work colleagues to develop and continuously improve the delivery of a high quality effective social work service that is informed by Signs of Safety practice models and that delivers good outcomes for children, young people and their families.

Key accountabilities:

Lead, manage and motivate staff, ensuring high quality professional supervision and performance development plans are completed which enhance individuals personal and professional development needs and contribute towards staff retention.

Manage and oversee the performance of the team effectively using available performance data to ensure compliance with practice standards and procedures. This will include contributing to management meetings on performance.

Lead and manage the implementation of Signs of Safety as a practice model by role modelling this in meetings, interactions with staff and supervision

Manage team budgets efficiently and effectively in order to ensure expenditure does not exceed the agreed budget limits.

Support the safer recruitment and selection of new staff, both within the team and across Children's Social Care in order to ensure staffing levels are maintained.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly

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