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Newham Council- Team Manager- Referral and Assessment

Newham Council- Team Manager- Referral and Assessment

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Our client is looking for an experienced Team Manager for one of their busy Assessment teams based at Newham Dockside.

Responsible for 6 line reports: 1x Advanced Practitioner (SSW) and 5 Social Workers.

The team currently has some high caseloads, ranging from 17 to 31 (most in the mid 20s).

The ideal candidate will have:

- Experience at team manager level, within an Assessment focused team

- A stable background in Referral and Assessment teams

- Experience of managing teams with high caseloads

- Stability in terms of duration of interim placements

- Committed to the role for at minimum the duration of our improvement plan (Apr 2020), ideally longer.

Now is a great to join Newham; their improvement plan is in full swing and they have permanent senior management in place - they are looking for positive and forward thinking individuals that want to have being a vital part of a LA's improvement plan on their CV.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.