Team Manager SW4355

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Role: Ongoing
  • Salary: to £42 per hour
  • Reference: SW4355
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SW Locums are looking for an established UK experienced Social Work Team Manager with a clear up to date and detailed knowledge of recent legislation, relating to children, and wider social work impacts. To work in the Assessment & Duty Team in Dudley.

Candidate requirements: 

Social Work England Registration

Right to work in the UK

Substantial UK Children & Family Experience in a similar role


  • To provide clear management of and direction for the team/unit.
  • To be responsible for the development and implementation of team/unit business plans and to be accountable for the delivery of services accordingly.
  • To ensure the work of the team is consistent with National Social Work and Social Care objectives, including National Priorities Guidance and National or Regional Standards.
  • To effectively manage all team/unit budgets, as delegated by the Divisional Manager, to ensure that identified objectives are met.
  • To be responsible for the management of human resource activity within the team/unit.
  • To ensure that the Directorate is represented to the community in a way that encourages a better understanding of the Directorate’s work.
  • To act as a facilitating channel of communication between the team/unit and other parts of the Directorate.
  • To commit to effective means of service user consultation, including a positive and responsive approach to managing complaints.
  • To participate in intra and inter departmental working groups, taking the Chair when necessary.
  • To represent the Directorate on outside bodies.
  • To attend Committees as required.
  • To contribute to departmental, corporate and inter-agency strategic planning activity.
  • To contribute to management information systems e.g. workload management.
  • To project manage and lead the implementation of new schemes and initiatives.
  • To provide expert advice to team/unit, senior management and external agencies as appropriate.
  • To promote the highest levels of professional knowledge amongst the designated staff group.
  • To promote Authority wide and Directorate policies in both employment practice and service delivery, in particular equal opportunities.
  • To comply with the Authority’s Financial Regulations and Standing Orders.
  • To undertake other specific duties as may be necessary and outlined by the Divisional Manager.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Use of Fully FCSA Compliant Umbrella companies.
  • 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.