Social Work Assistant Team Manager - Grade 8

Location Aylesbury
Job type Permanent
Salary £41,860 - 44,007 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference HQ00122370

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for a Grade 8 Social Work Assistant Team Manager to work based in Aylesbury, High Wycombe or Amersham, within Children’s Services.

As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £41,860 - £44,007 per annum.


  • Assist the Team Manager to, manage and supervise a team of multi-disciplinary staff including qualified, experienced Social Workers to deliver statutory services to children and young people in need of support, protection and care
  • Supporting the Team Manager to lead and manage staff by setting direction, monitoring standards, interpreting and communicating feedback and providing an important, positive interface for staff working in a multi-agency environment
  • Promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Improving children and young people's life chances and outcomes in the care of their parents, or other carers
  • Assisting with the leading, managing and supervising social work practice
  • Assessing, planning, delivering and reviewing social work services
  • Assuring the quality of practice, managing performance and delivering value for money
  • Supervise staff, qualified and unqualified, as delegated by the Team Manager to ensure the continuity of service delivery by the team
  • Manage the teams' duty system and team diary and work as part of the duty system
  • Ensure cases records are maintained on ICS
  • Sets clear performance standards that meet service strategy and goals
  • Auditing quality and standards

Requirements of the Assistant Team Manager:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Substantial relevant experience and success in a similar role, backed by evidence of appropriate professional expertise
  • Management and leadership training qualification
  • Passion for delivering improved outcomes for children
  • Ability to set and give clear messages
  • Able to plan and prioritise
  • Able to manage and handle change and adjust direction accordingly
  • Ability to make an accurate assessment of risks and decisions
  • Knows when to refer to others
  • Ability to set and maintain pace
  • Proactive


This Assistant Team Manager job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

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