Wigan, Greater Manchester
Up to £40 per hour
14 days ago
Our client Wigan Council is looking for a Team Manager to join their Children With Disabilities team.
You will join a busy and creative service, ensuring the provision of statutory social care intervention to children, young people and their families across the Wigan Borough.
The service provides a borough wide response to children in need of help and protection and is responsible for the assessment of children and young people, ensuring that the right help and support is provided at the right time.
Your role will be to lead a busy social work team, ensuring the provision of help and support, identifying those children in need of help or protection and ensuring a high quality intervention and outcome.
You will be a motivated and enthusiastic with management experience in a statutory social care setting.
You will have a knowledge and understanding of the associated childcare law and statutory guidance and the ability to ensure its application.
You will have the ability to lead, support and supervise a team of workers maintaining minimum standards and ensuring high quality assessment intervention and planning for children and young people who require statutory social care intervention.
You will be resilient, adaptable and capable of working effectively with colleagues from other professional disciplines
You will be expected to have knowledge of and be able to display Wigan's workforce behaviours and attitudes as outlined in The Deal; be positive, be prepared to work differently and be personally accountable for results.
The service intervention is encompassed by The Deal; ensuring an asset and strength based approate to intervention, ensuring that families are central to interventions, supporting positive change. Also ensuring the development of resilience within families, supporting their access to services within the community to meet need and build confidence
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed
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.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.
Remedy Social Care is a REC 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.