Oldham- Team Manager- Family Safeguarding Team

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary Up to £42 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameJames Jackson

Job description

Team Manager - Oldham - Family Safeguarding Team

Complex Safeguarding Manager £42 an hour, office based

Interested in working with children at risk of exploitation in our Complex Safeguarding Team?

We are looking for a team manager to join our multi agency Complex Safeguarding Hub. This is an exciting opportunity to join a service that plays a key role in safeguarding and working with young people at risk of exploitation across the borough of Oldham, including carrying out assessments and delivering bespoke interventions to reduce harm, raise aspirations and achieve great outcomes.

The Complex Safeguarding Hub works with young people who are at risk from child sexual exploitation, child criminal exploitation, gangs and serious youth violence and we have a strong focus on building trusted relationships and a trauma informed approach with young people alongside the disruption of perpetrators. You will work closely with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police and Health and other partner agencies to deliver the best possible response to those at risk of exploitation.

A key part of the role is to work closely with colleagues in social work teams across the borough, alongside partner agencies to support and advise on exploitation issues and to develop and sustain strong working relationships with a range of partners.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for working with children and young people, who has excellent communication skills and a sound understanding of social work and exploitation and who can be creative and innovative in their work.

As the Team Manager of the Complex Safeguarding Hub, you will manage a busy team of social workers to deliver effective services within the multi-agency Complex Safeguarding Hub. You will be responsible for the management, supervision, and professional development of the members of your team and ensuring that children and young people's needs are met through quality interventions.

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

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.