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Southwark- Team Manager- Looked After Children

Southwark- Team Manager- Looked After Children

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Jackson

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    long term

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Our Client, Southwark Social Services, is looking for a Team Managerto join their Looked After Children Team.

Applicant will have existing, extensive leadership experience.
Applicants must be passionate about working with Looked after children and care leavers. Role is to manage a 16+ team with social workers and personal advisors - Looked after children aged 16/ 17 and care leavers up top 25. You must be highly skilled and motivated. Able to prioritise, lead improvement, identify and manage risk as well as motivating your team and holding them accountable to your own
and the service's high standards. We are a good service and we only want to work with the best leaders in the system. If that is you - get in touch with me.

Key Skills:

Ability to analyse and interpret information from a range of sources

Ability to assist in monitoring the work of the Team in order to be able to evaluate practice and to identify unmet need

Ability to create innovative, appropriate packages of care in order to maximise independence whilst minimising risk

Ability to deal sensitively with people who are under stress

Ability to deal with highly sensitive and, possibly, distressing information in a manner which allows for positive risk management but adheres to confidentiality policies.

Ability to identify and manage risk, including positive risk taking. Ability to understand issues involved in the assessment and management of risk

Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, especially with reports

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 2 years 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