Team Manager - Greenwich Council

Posted 18 March 2024
Salary £41.00 - £43.00 per hour + Depending on experience
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameHolly Astrop

Job description

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Team Manager to work within Greenwich Councils Kinship Team.

Job Purpose

  • Contribute to developing and be responsible for delivering effective new Kinship service
  • Support development of a new Kinship Team
  • Manage 6 Childrens Social Workers and 2 Social Work Assistants
  • Be accountable for the performance of the quality and effectiveness of the team's performance as measured by national and local performance indicators.
  • Meet improvement targets set through the timely effective implementation of improvement actions.
  • Develop policies and procedures and allocate the work development and improvement strategies within the service.
  • Work in partnership across the service to ensure timescales are met effectively
  • Provide reliable effective social work help and intervention to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need so that children maintain a reasonable standard of health and development, receive reasonable parenting, and have a sense of permanence.
  • Where a child is disabled take action to minimise the effect of their disabilities so they have the opportunity to lead lives as normal a life as possible.
  • Show consistent effective child centred practice with children at the centre of professional assessment, planning, intervention and review activity, and their views and wishes (appropriate to their age and understanding) are sought and used to understand the child's world and shape the level of intervention and type of help offered.
  • Provide effective professional leadership so that professionals work together to meet the needs of children in need, including those with a child protection plan, privately fostered children, and looked after children and care leavers.
  • Work with foster carers, special guardians, prospective adopters and other people who are looking after someone else's children, so that children's needs are met and that they are able to live as normal a life as possible, understand their journey to their placement, are making good progress in terms of their health, development and education, and are prepared for their transition to adult life.

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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