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MEDWAY - Team Manager - Family Solutions

MEDWAY - Team Manager - Family Solutions

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £48600 - £48658 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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our client Medway council is looking for a team manager to join their family solutions team.


To manage, support and coach staff, in order to ensure the correct procedures are implemented which support positive outcomes for children, young people and families.

To contribute towards delivering the council's vision for Children's Services in order to ensure the objectives and priorities are realised.

To work together with partners delivering a range of targeted help, family support and effective interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children and young people to look forward to a brighter future.

To embed best practice through the provision of supervision, observed practice, training and developing practice.

Targeted Help within Family Solutions is supported with a culture of collaboration, integrity and compassion and promoting the development and wellbeing of children, young people and their families.


To model good practice that reflects a value-based approach to working with children and their families that is child-centred.

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

Manage and oversee the performance of your team effectively using available team performance data to monitor standards and performance and ensure compliance with practice standards and procedures.

Contribute to the management of the staffing budget for the team by approving and committing expenditure within your delegated authority, and monitoring and reporting commitments in order to ensure budget is not exceeded.

Support the safer recruitment and selection of new staff, within the team and across Early Help in order to ensure staffing levels are maintained.

Provide an effective service to children, young people and their families ensuring assessments and planned reviews are completed to a high standard and in accordance with timescales.

Lead on the practice development for staff in Family Solutions and other staff within the multi-disciplinary staff team, incorporating research/evidence-based approach to ensure high quality and consistent application of practice.

Undertake quality assurance work to ensure the provision of high-quality support to children and their families.

Work with staff and partners to ensure effective risk management in line with Kent and Medway Safeguarding Children Procedures

Review, support and drive delivery of relevant parenting programmes and contribute to the Council's parenting strategy in order to ensure evidence-based parenting support and programmes are accessible and delivered across Medway.

Work collaboratively with the Group Manager to improve the level of consistent practice within the team in order to achieve high performance standards delivered through good quality services provided to children and families.

Jointly manage the early help hub within the Single Point of Access (SPA) service in order to ensure consistent threshold application and decision making.

To be competent in all areas of the Professional Capabilities framework at Advanced Social Work level.

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.