Service Care Solutions Ltd

Team Manager LAC Luton Council

My client Luton Borough Council are looking for an experienced Team Manager to join their looked after children Team (0-17) Based at Town Hall.



Requirements of the Team Manager
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- HCPC
- LAC & TM experience
- Hands on experience
- Car Driver with own access to transport

rate of pay is negotiable
37 hours per week
contract 3 month plus on going

Luton Council have been piloting a new way of working within the LAC service over the last few months.

The 0-13 service will be joining the long term LAC team (0-17).

The new set up allows the LAC service to be split between 0-17 and 18+ enabling a growing team to achieve better results within the authority.

The successful candidate will need the ability to formalise this service alongside the Service manager and LAC team.




Candidates will need to have had experience of managing a LAC team previously and be aware that they will be managing a larger team with the assistance of 2 x DTM's.



Manage the day to day operations of the team providing a social work service of assessment, care planning, child protection and key working within the scope of the Children Act 1989 and related legislation.

Contributes to borough wide services with professional knowledge of an area of specialism on an operational and strategic basis as required.

Provide specialist intervention services throughout Luton in line with statutory provision of social work service.

Make high-risk decisions concerning the safeguarding of children to establish the appropriate assessment required and level of need for support/services for children and young people.


If you wish to apply Contact Louise @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or Louise.rutter@servicecare.org.uk


You will also receive the Benefits from service care solutions:

, A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
, consistently excellent rates of pay
, An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
, Payroll service twice a week
, An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
, Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.


, Payroll service twice a week
, Ltd and PAYE payment options available
, Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
, Loyalty schemes / bonuses




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