Deputy Team Manager - First Response Team

Location Harrow
Job type Permanent
Salary £44922.00 - £47883.00 per annum
Contact Conor Clarke
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Reference HQ00113396_1604995426

Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Harrow for a Social Work Deputy Team Manager to work within a First Response Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice in Children's Services and be registered with the Social Work England.

As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £44,922 - £47,883 per annum.

Role Purpose:

  • The post holder will report into the team manager on the first response team and will be responsible for deputising the Team Manager as and when necessary and to assist in the execution of all managerial functions relating to the smooth running of the social care teams in Targeted Support.
  • The post holder will assist Team Managers in supervising and supporting Social Care staff, to provide a range of family support services for children in need, including those in need of protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and where directed by the court those subject to private care proceedings.

Requirements of the Deputy Team Manager:

  • Detailed knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and related regulations and guidance.
  • Knowledge of the "Framework for the Assessment of Children and their Families"
  • Experience of undertaking complex social work assessment and practice which take fully into consideration the child/young person's background and lifestyle choices.
  • Experience of user consultation and participation focusing on the needs of service users and carers.
  • Experience of undertaking complex social work assessment and practice which take fully into consideration the child/young person's background and lifestyle choices.
  • A recognised professional Social Work qualification (e.g. Degree in Social Work, Dip SW or CQSW).
  • Ability to discuss and negotiate with colleagues and partner agencies and to resolve differences of opinion or refer these to an appropriate level of management.
  • To communicate clearly and directly both verbally and in writing.

Apply today:

This Deputy Team Manager job is advertised by Conor Clarke; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.