Team Manager C&F Medway SW0251

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: up to £47 per hour
  • Reference: SW0251
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Description:

SW Locums are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Qualified Social Work Team Manager with Social Work England Registration to work in Medway Children in Care Team.

All Applicants must have:

  • Management qualification i.e. leadership training for first line managers, or proven experience at a similar managerial level.
  • Practice Educator (Stage 1 and 2)
  • Registration with Social Work England

In addition you will need:

  • Substantial post qualifying experience (minimum 5 years) including statutory work with children and their families.
  • Proven experience of working with a high level of social complexity and risk of harm.
  • Proven experience of managing and delivering professional supervision to social workers and other staff including in statutory work with children and their families.
  • Proven experience in the application of ‘Signs of Safety’ or a willingness to be trained.
  • Substantial experience in relationship and strengths-based practice, working collaboratively with children, young people and their families
  • Substantial experience in child protection, children in care and care proceedings.
  • Proven experience in providing support and effective supervision to staff in delivering outcome focused assessments and care plans in statutory work with children and their families.
  • Proven experience in effectively managing team and individual performance.
  • Experience of contributing towards budget management.
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting student placements and/or NQSWs.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Ability to use advanced theoretical/practical/procedural/ organisational /policy knowledge across a specialist area.
  • An in-depth knowledge of working with vulnerable children and their families in a statutory setting.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of relevant legislation, statutory guidance, standards and local policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the application of relevant theoretical frameworks, practice models and research findings.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness of legislation relating to General Data Protection Regulations and Freedom of Information.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Great, fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.

Rest assured, we will look after you.

 

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