SW Locums require an experienced, HCPC Registered Team Manager To work in the Child Exploitation Team in Southend. Must have TM experience as well as hands on Adolescent or Exploitation experience and these are mandatory for this role and they will be training the partnership and being a champion in exploitation and so having that knowledge and keen interest is or paramount importance.
This is a full time contract role for 9 months initially, possible rolling contract.
Recognised Social Work qualification & registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
Evidence of continuing professional development inc management skills training
Management qualification ie CMS, DMS or similar
Extensive knowledge of methods of social work intervention, child protection and looked after children
Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation & key government initiatives.
Detailed knowledge & understanding of the framework for the assessment of children in need and their families & other social work tools
Knowledge of the principles of performance management
Knowledge of equal opportunities issues in relation to staff and client management
Experience at senior social worker level in children’s social work services with families with varying needs and complexities i.e. front line duty team, continuing care & court work, children with disabilities.
Experience of multi-disciplinary integrated working
Contribution to other professionals learning & staff supervision
Previous experience of staff management
Experience of involvement in the development of new initiatives
Leadership & Decision Making; Takes control and exercises leadership. Initiates action, gives direction and responsibility.
Customer/Client Relationships; focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service to the agreed standards.
Interpersonal Skills; Works effectively with individuals, teams, clients, and staff. Supporting others and showing clear personal values in line with those of the organisation.
Adapting and Coping; Adapts and responds well to change. Manages pressure effectively and copes well with set backs.
Analysing, Interpreting and judging; Thinks analytically, ability to solve complex problems and issues, makes rational, realistic and sound judgements
Planning & performing; Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organised way. Follows direction and procedure’s
Organisational Awareness and Strategic thinking; Thinks broadly and strategically, supports and drives organisational change. Understands functions and needs of the organisation
Must be able to visit locations within the Borough easily and travel outside the borough using public transport
Valid driving licence and car available for business use
Further details of the role available on request from Sean at SW Locums Tel: 01920 823775 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org