SW Locums require a UK experienced Team Manager for the CIC service on duty week they are expected to be in the office in Bournemouth for 5 day and 2 days alternative weeks so the rest of the time it can be remote working.
Great pay of £50 per hour.
Must be Social Work England Registered.
To be accountable for the efficient and effective management of the Looked After Children team
To ensure that the team operates in accordance with the relevant legislation, good practice, policy and procedures and within an encompassing equalities/diversity framework
To manage the allocation of cases; to monitor and review work progress and standards to ensure that the Borough’s obligations are properly met in terms of service delivery, service accountability and performance standards.
To provide management support, supervision and professional guidance to team members, including the promotion of performance management.
To contribute to service development and improvement.
Team Managers may be required to transfer between teams in order to meet service development needs.
To advise the Borough of all relevant issues pertaining to the delivery of social care.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
To be accountable for the management of all cases and referrals to the Looked After Children Service.
To allocate cases/referrals. To monitor and review the work of the team including regular audits, in accordance with performance/quality standards/Borough procedures.
To be responsible for the management of delegated budgets and to ensure that resources are used in the most cost efficient and effective way.
To induct new staff in accordance with the Borough policies, procedures and standards.
To identify staff development and training needs to ensure that the workforce is competent to undertake the tasks identified.
To assist in the provision of in house training, and to provide training facilities for Social Work students and students of other disciplines within the training policy of the Borough.
To ensure that staff performance, achievement and development reviews are undertaken in accordance with Borough requirements.
To ensure that cases/referrals are progressed in accordance with national minimum standards.
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