Children's Social Worker Team Manager - Lambeth Council - £42.37p/hr

  • Job Reference: 473204662-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £42.37 Per Hour
  • Sector: HR, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

New year, new role?

Our client, Lambeth Borough Council is looking for a Children's Team Manager

Pay rate: £42.37p/hr umbrella

The role will entail/require the following:

  • Managing the day to day operational business of the team and a team of social workers responsible for safeguarding and promoting the best interests of children in accordance with the statutory framework.
  • Through management of staff and resources ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the Government policy, (keeping up to date with new proposals and initiatives) legislation, council polices and departmental procedures and that these are customer-focused and of the highest possible quality

    Provide leadership to frontline staff in delivering and implementing any future changes in policies, procedure or other developments. To support the service senior managers by advising on strategy, policy and future direction of the service, ensuring effective feedback and translation into service delivery. Keep senior management informed of any issues or shortfalls in service providing suitable action plans to address these matters.

    To have lead responsibility for meeting the performance targets of the team and to report these to managers and staff as required To manage budgets and expenditure so as to ensure that resources are optimised. in line with eligibility criteria and priority levels as prescribed in assessment and care management policies and procedures, financial regulations, ensuring value for money.

    To provide leadership in ensuring effective working relationships with other parts of Children's Services, the Council Departments (in particular Education, Housing and Adult Social Care), external agencies (Health, police etc) and the third sector.

Requirements of the role:

  • Currently registered with Social Work England and completed AYSE.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Social Work.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • Similar experience in a previous role would be preferable.

If this is something of your interest or would like more information, then please do not hesitate to contact Mercy at REED QSW.

However, if this is not something of your interest then please remember: We offer up to £250!! in referrals, should they're successful (Ts & Cs apply).