We are looking for an effective team manager to lead our Duty, Triage and Assessment Team, the front door for Children’s Social Care at Wokingham. The team is made up of our MASH/duty service as well as the assessment team. This is a full time, permanent position and the right candidate needs to be flexible and able to respond to changing needs of children, their families, the team and the service, whilst ensuring the child remains the focus. The successful candidate will be passionate and energetic and showcase a wide array of sound social work skills, knowledge and experience.
When Children's Services get involved in the life of a child our priority is to make sure it’s the right time and our social workers have the support, time and resources they need to provide an excellent quality of service - the kind of service we ourselves would wish to receive.
We know that the success of ANY team will be dependent upon the people we employ and are keen to hear from those that are flexible, dynamic and willing to work with safe uncertainty, to achieve the best outcomes for our children.
This role if is for those qualified social work managers who want to develop their skills to work systemically, within a trauma informed and signs of safety framework. You will ensure the provision of quality supervision and support to Social Workers, ensuring plans progress and deliver improved outcomes for vulnerable children, within the scope of the team, legislative and regulatory frameworks and within agreed performance indicators.
If you are interested in this role and would like a further discussion or information please contact;
Estelle Kelleway: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send an up to date CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role and the skills you bring to: email@example.com
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
WBC is an equal opportunities employer.