Service Care Solutions Ltd

Social Work Team Manager (Childrens)

Service Care Solutions are currently working with Luton Council in looking for a Social Work Team Manager to work in their Looked after Children Team.



As a successful team manage you will be required to manage a multidisciplinary team to ensure that children looked after and young people leaving care gain maximum life chance from educational opportunity, health and social care.

The LAC Team has some very competitive rates of pay and if you're wanting to know more, please do get in contact on the number below.
Job Duties as a Looked After Children's Team Manager:


* To lead, manage and direct the day-to-day operation of children's social care teams, comprising qualified social workers and family support staff.

This involves allocation of work and prioritising workload across the teams, taking case related decisions in accordance with the scheme of delegated authority for children's social care services.

All duties must be carried out in accordance with prescribed standards, procedures and protocols, and within the relevant legislation governing the particular service area, to ensure the safeguarding of children within the community or statutory settings (children and young people subject to a child protection or child in need plan, subject to legal proceedings and/or looked after.


* To recruit, supervise, appraise, and develop staff in line with the Council's requirements and in accordance with the statutory requirements for the relevant service area, to ensure that staff have the relevant skills, knowledge and training to provide an efficient and effective service.


* To manage budgets to ensure efficient and effective use of resources, capturing patterns of expenditure to inform budget planning and setting within the Directorate.


* To develop and maintain partnership and multi-agency working, in order to ensure that services and agencies work together effectively to assess risk and respond to identified need to safeguard children and to promote effective information sharing with partner agencies.

This will include proactively developing relationships with schools and other partners in local operational teams (LOTs) to promote effective prevention and early intervention and ensure that children, young people and families experience a smooth transition between targeted and specialist social care services.


* To develop and write the team plan which ensures that the relevant service contributes to meeting the objectives and performance targets set within the Children and Young People's Directorate's Service Plan and the Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership's Children and Young People's Plan

Qualifications
●Educated to a degree level with a relevant professional qualification in social work.
●Enhanced DBS certificate
●Active Social Work England registration and proven evidence of continuing professional development
●3 years experience in working in similar role

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Joshua.Morrison@servicecare.org.uk.

We offer £250 for any successful referrals!!
Benefits of working with Service care solutions

Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus

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If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a “Thank you” bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS




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