Social Work Assistant Team Manager - MASH Team

Location Slough, Slough, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £51,608 - 53,587 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference 156896

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Social Work Assistant Team Manager to work full-time based in Slough.

As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £51,608 - £53,587 per annum.


  • Be accountable for the day to day management of a team of Senior Social Workers, Social Workers and other professionals in the delivery of statutory and legislative duties and requirements
  • Manage the team to safeguard and promote the welfare of vulnerable children and young people in Slough whilst effectively managing risk
  • Ensure the key performance targets as they apply to the team, the service and Slough Children First are met
  • Take a leading role in promoting, delivering and embracing Slough Children First’s values
  • As a member of Slough Children First’s management team, provide day to day management of the team, providing appropriate support and challenge to ensure the delivery of high quality services that safeguard the welfare of children and young people
  • Deputise for the Team Manager, undertake projects and other additional duties as required Undertake work outside office hours as necessary

Requirements of the Assistant Team Manager:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children’s services
  • Passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and young people
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent, or the willingness to work towards
  • Working knowledge of the legislative framework and relevant guidance and procedures as appropriate to the post
  • Experience of managing newly qualified social workers and / or unqualified staff
  • Experience of delivering high quality services to children and in assessment of needs, case planning and/or case management, including complex cases
  • Current UK driving license and access to a vehicle


  • Market supplement of up to £5,600 for frontline social workers, depending on role
  • Retention reward of £1,000 after 18 months for frontline social workers
  • Relocation packages
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Clear career pathways
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Tusker personal car lease scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light card offering discounts at hundreds of high street and online stores
  • New social work operating model
  • Use of electric pool cars and bikes
  • Staff recognition
  • Flexible working
  • Agile working supported by technology
  • Friendly working environment and great colleagues
  • Less than 20 minutes by train to Central London
  • Terrific central location (close to M4, M40 and M25)


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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