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SEND Transition Practice Leader - Newham Council

SEND Transition Practice Leader - Newham Council

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £42.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    42

  • Salary low:

    38

  • Job ref:

    rem-9085798_1570529025

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a SEND Transition Practice Leader to work within Newham Council.

Job Purpose

  1. The post holder is responsible for a statutory social work service that has an impact on the overall performance of the council, public and individual service users.
  1. The post holder has line management responsibility for a social work unit of six social workers. This role entails the recruitment, induction and managing the on-going performance and development of unit staff in line with the national skills and knowledge framework for social workers.
  1. The post holder is responsible for the decision making on cases within their unit, up to their level of designated responsibility. This will include chairing multi-agency meetings and working closely with the Service Manager on cases where children cannot safely remain at home or in their current placement.
  1. The post holder has responsibility for a delegated unit budget for staffing and service users and for managing expenditure in line with their unit budget.
  1. As a member of the service management team, the post holder will provide cover for other Unit Practice Leaders.

You will need to be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Must have experience leading a Transition team or at least experience of leading adult and children's social care teams, including SEND.
  • Must be confident leading a team that currently has high caseloads (25), though this should decrease as there is currently a SW vacancy within the team

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