Social Work Team Manager - Child Protection

Location Southend-on-Sea
Job type Permanent
Salary £45,859 - 53,840 per year
Contact Stefan Garrett
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Reference 169528

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a permanent vacancy for a Social Work Team Manager to work full time (37 hours per week) based in Southend-on-Sea, within the Child Protection Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Work Team Manager job is £45,859 - 53,840 per annum.

Hybrid working opportunities are available, however a flexible approach is needed as you will be required on site and to travel around the borough, as and when needed.

Main Duties:

  • Manage a team of social work, care and administration staff and be responsible for the provision of services to children and young people.

  • Ensure that child protection enquiries, assessments & support services are consistently completed to a high standard.

  • Provide formal, professional supervision to staff, ensuring that appraisals are undertaken, identify skills gaps or training needs.

  • Be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the team's performance, standards and quality of work to ensure that the council complies with policy, procedures and professional standards.

  • Support the staff to formulate, agree and monitor care plans for children and young people in need, looked after or in need of protection.

Requirements of the Social Work Team Manager:

  • Social and Healthcare Qualified

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Post qualifying practitioner experience in Children's Social Work, including having practised in an Advanced Practitioner role or above in child protection or looked after children’s services for at least two years

  • Creative in relation to service development and driving forward change and possess knowledge of and be committed to the restorative practice model which underpins all of the services

  • Have a passion for working with children and young people who are in care

This Social Work Team Manager job is advertised by Stefan Garrett; 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.