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We have exciting opportunities for experienced dedicated and creative Team Managers to join our Assessment Team. The Assessment Teams are key to our safeguarding duties, working with children in need or who are subject to protection plans or looked after. We use the single assessment to develop a plan for the children that sets out the involvement of professionals and family members.
Special Requirements for this Post
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check. You will also have completed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) and hold a recognised Social Work qualification and a current HCPC registration.
As a Team Manager, you will be experienced in managing a Frontline team. You will be leading, encouraging, influencing and managing a team of dedicated social work staff. You will be knowledgeable in recruitment, induction, and training and your organisational skills will ensure the team is staffed and supervised. You will provide a range of performance management and quality assurance. You will ensure that children and families receive assessments and services relevant to their needs and that the highest professional standards are applied and managed within budget. You’ll be working with multi-partnerships to deliver the best possible outcomes for local children and their families. You and your team will place the wishes and feelings of the children at the heart of your practice, encouraging and supporting the involvement of children, parents and carers in attending meetings and making plans. You will look at ways to help parents to develop and improve their parenting skills so that they can care for their children within a safer and happier home environment.
This is an exciting time to join the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. We have been on a journey over the last few years, that has seen us transform the council and the way we deliver our services. At the heart of this transformation is our community. We need committed individuals to support us in the delivery of these aims and to become part of our team to make a difference to our children and families. In return we offer a competitive pay package which includes a welcome allowance, generous pension and relocation package, annual leave up to 30 days, investment in your learning and development as well as a commitment to your wellbeing. To find out more about our welcome allowance package please visit email@example.com
If you would like a confidential discussion about this post and other Social Work posts we are advertising, then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you within 48 hours.
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