Team Manager- Safeguarding & Support

Location Slough
Job type Permanent
Salary £55,394 - 57,417 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference 169881

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a new permanent position available for an experienced Team Manager within the Safeguarding & Family Support Team to work full time based in Slough.

The salary for this permanent Team Manager job is up to £57,417 per annum.

Main duties:

  • Carry out regular quality assurance activities including observations, case reviews, team and peer moderated audit that collaboratively involve social work staff to support their professional development, improve the consistency of practice and seek views of families.
  • Use all available performance information and audit outcomes to efficiently manage their team, translating this information in a meaningful way so that all members of the team understand what it is saying and what they need to do.
  • Create, implement, and monitor a team plan which links to service and strategic objectives with the overall aim to improve performance.
  • Responsible for tracking under performance and performance issues, sickness absence, conduct and grievances as required both informingly and formally and within Sloughs Children First’s policy frameworks.
  • Directly supervise the Assistant Team Managers and Social Workers in the team as per Slough Children First supervision policy.
  • Support all members of team to actively seek the views of children and families to inform practice in individual cases and uses this feedback to shape the team, its learning and feed into the overall strategic direction of Slough Children First.
  • Assist and encourage the professional development of the Assistant Team Manager, providing them with opportunities to grow and develop to become Team Managers.
  • Support the Assistant Team Manager to make effective day to day use of all available professional resources, addressing barriers and issues across Slough Children First and with partners where required through the development and maintenance of professional links with partner agencies and the voluntary sector, whilst supporting the links of the Assistant Team Manager.

Requirements of this Team Manager job:

  • A social Work Qualification or equivalent.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation.
  • Continual professional development.
  • Experience in a Manager role.
  • Social Work England registered.
  • Demonstratable experience of co-ordinating and managing the work of a team.


  • An Employee Assistance Programme ensures you have access to support and advice whenever you need it.
  • A retention reward of 1,000 after 18 months.
  • Tusker personal car lease scheme.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card offering discounts at hundreds of high street and online stores.
  • Season ticket loans to reduce public transport cost.
  • Flexible working to help support work/life balance.

This Team Manager job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; 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.