Team Manager (Social and Healthcare Qualified)

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Pay
£ 27.53 - 27.53 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Jul 2020
Closes
23 Aug 2020

Job Description

Job description
Team Manager: Children's Services
Job Summary: To manage a team of social work and attached support staff in delivering
Complex assessment work at individual client level. To hold responsibility for assessment,
case planning, service provision and review: identifying and addressing the needs of
individual clients within delegated budgets.
To be a part of a management team responsible to the operational functioning of a
Referral and Assessment duty service
Candidate Profile:
  • To hold a recognised social work qualification.
  • Knowledge of the legislation governing the function of a Social Services Department, including the consequent statutory duties and application
  • Knowledge and understanding of current issues in social work practice including assessment, court work and packages of care.
  • Knowledge of methods to assess performance and the achievement of targets in social work practice.
  • Knowledge of a Social Services department and related agencies.
  • To have a minimum of three years' post qualification experience of social work practice, and the undertaking of court work where issues were both complex and in dispute.
  • Experience of supervising social work staff including task allocation and setting priorities, training and development and formal supervision.
  • Experience of Referral and Assessment processes, duty systems, referral
  • Pathway process and the interface with other service providers both statutory and voluntary when making enquires to duty
  • Experience of establishing effective working relationships with other professionals including representatives from organisations external to the Department.
  • Experience of applying the principles of equal opportunities in the implementation of social work practice, to address inequalities.
  • Experience of determining priorities in the implementation of a social work service.
  • Experience of preparing succinct reports and presenting these in a formal setting.
  • Experience of financial management in a social care environment.
  • Good IT Skills
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Good Leadership skills
Team Manager: Family Court Assessment Team
Job Summary: To manage and develop the Family Court Assessment Service, leading a team of social work staff responsible for a range of complex assessments.
To hold responsibility for the planning, delivery and review of a range of assessments within agreed timescales, including full court and viability assessments and assessments carried out with a view to rehabilitation
Candidate Profile:
  • To hold a recognised social work qualification and be registered with the General Social Care Council
  • To have a minimum of three years' post qualification experience of social work practice, to include experience of being a case worker for child protection and child care work and the undertaking of court work where issues were both complex and in dispute
  • Experience of supervising social work staff (this may include social work students) including task allocation and setting priorities, training and development and formal supervision
  • Experience of establishing effective working relationships with other professionals including representatives from organisations external to the Department.
  • Experience of applying the principles of equal opportunities in the implementation of social work practice, to address inequalities
  • Experience of determining priorities in the implementation of a social work service
  • Experience of preparing succinct reports and presenting these in a formal setting
  • Experience of financial management in a social care environment
  • Knowledge of the legislation and guidance governing the function of a Social Services Department, including the consequent statutory duties and application, in particular that relating to the Children Act 1989 and the Public Law Outline
  • Knowledge and understanding of current issues in social work and legal practice particularly relating to child protection and child care work, including assessment, court work and care proceedings.

Ref: 620007525

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This job was posted to Social worker in London, Greater London, England

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