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Children's Team Manager

Location: LONDON, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 42.00-42.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-415919

Our client, a London Borough Authority is seeking a Team Manager to join their Children’s and Young People’s Division

Pay rate is £42.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will involve the following:

  • Ensure effective management of staff within the team including recruitment; development and training’ appraisal; performance management; absence management; resolution of conflict; implementation of change. 
  • Take action as appropriate in accordance with council employment procedures and policies eg disciplinary, capability etc.
  • Review and monitor case and care package recommendations made by social workers.  Make effective decisions in authorising any such recommendations, taking personal responsibility for any decisions made.
  • Initiate, develop, monitor and maintain standards of service as defined by the directorate, taking a proactive role in implementing changes

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:

  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Flexible approach.
  • Able to develop and maintain productive relationships both within and outside the service.

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague – we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Some facts about working for REED:

Here at REED we care and we’re professional – in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times – I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the REED Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

Our company values are:

  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too – don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.

CALL: 0151 242 6248
EMAIL: patrick.hughes@reed.com

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