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Qualified Social Worker Team Manager - UASC

Location: SOUTH EAST LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 42.00-42.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and , Qualified Social Workers Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-485884

Our client, a Local London Borough Authority is seeking a Qualified Social Worker Team Manager to join their UASC Team

Pay rate is up to £42.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will require/involve the following:

  • Ensure staffing resources are deployed effectively so that professional performance standards and statutory time scales are met and maintained.
  • Continually monitor performance against key performance indicators and take appropriate action as necessary to meet and improve performance.
  • Ensure effective and regular supervision and appraisal (PES) takes place.  Set and review targets; monitor individual performance; provide guidance and direction; take appropriate management action to ensure the effective performance of all staff.  Ensure risk is being effectively assessed and responded to.
  • Audit and review case files on a regular basis to ensure practice standards are met/exceeded.  Take remedial action as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Ensure effective systems are in place to meet the expectations on the service.  Ensure staff maintain LCS and other systems.
  • Prepare reports, correspondence, procedures etc and contribute to the development if an annual business Service Plan.
  • Respond as required to complaints regarding the service.  Work closely and flexibly with other Team Managers both within the unit and across the division to build inter-team and unit relationships.  Work in units across the division as required to provide effective management of Children’s Services.

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:

  • Social Work Degree/DipSW or professional qualification equivalent.
  • Significant experience in a similar role
  • SWE registration.
  • DBS Check

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.

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.co.uk

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