Team Manager

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary Up to £44.50 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client Lambeth council is looking for a Team Manager to join their children with disabilities team

* Managing the case loads of 6 social workers.

* Promote a high standard of recording by workers and quality assure the standard of recording via the supervision process.

* Ensure that the professional development needs of all staff are met by regular supervision and review, in accordance with the Council's policy; recorded on appropriate systems and a copy given to each member of staff.

* Support mentoring and coaching to enhance quality of practice.

* Attending a number of meetings in ensuring care planning and decisions are made in the best interest of the child. / Children Such as childcare reviews, child protection conferences, legal planning meetings, Legal tracking, resource panels, complex needs panel whereby joint funding is required court hearings, adoption tracking, placement tracking, NEET tracking, placement stability tracking, semi-independent placement tracking.

* Using evidence-based practice, work with staff on the development and implementation of quality standards and procedures that will ensure continuous improvement in service delivery.

* Quality assurance of a number of reports such as the CPR, Lac reviews reports, Statutory visits, court reports including care plan, statements, Viability assessments, parenting assessments, pathway plans, Peps, social workers cases, monthly supervision audits and a number of other reports.

* Liaising with Service manager and Assistant Director regarding high profile or complex cases, unallocated work and performance issues within the Team.

* Attending Scrutiny Panel to discuss team performance and discuss strategic to improve services and performance

* Lead, motivate, nurture and monitor direct reports and multi-agency professionals where appropriate, ensuring the services provided are effective and delivering positive outcomes Lambeth is on an improvement journey and we are looking for Social Workers that would like to be part of this process.

They must have a minimum of 3 year post qualified experience and committed to bring positive change and stability to the lives of children and families in the Borough. We are looking for Social Workers that are agile, flexible and can hit the ground running - and able to respond to challenges and demands with pace and compassion.

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.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo 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.