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Team Manager - Child Protection - 75% WFH - up to £42 per hour

Location: EAST MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 39.00-42.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits, Salary Negotiable
Sector: Community Care Services and , Qualified Social Workers Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-460444

Our client, an East Midlands Local Authority, is looking for an interim Team Manager for its Children’s locality service.

This team manages CIN and Child Protection work through to court work.

The role is predominantly work from home at the moment, with 1 week in 4 in the office so location is not as much of an issue

We can offer £42 per hour (umbrella) for the right candidate.

The role will involve the following:

  • Managing a team of up to 7 Social Workers of various levels ranging from NQSW to senior practitioner, plus up to 5 support staff.
  • Chairing professional meetings such as strategy discussions and PLO meetings.
  • Allocation and oversight of cases including quality and throughput.
  • Staff recruitment.
  • Budget management.

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SWE Registered
  • You will need to have some supervisory/management experience
  • You will need some experience in statutory children’s social care, ideally with confidence in court work specifically.

Is your contract ending in March? Or were you considering a move anyway? – I'm available to talk today!


If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every 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: 01212372642


And just finally, we ask our candidates to evaluate our service regularly, here are some recent quotes:


I have had a very successful four years of working for this agency, always someone on hand to deal with any issues promptly and effectively.”


“I have worked with Reed and I would recommend this agency for the following reasons:


Prompt payments

Regular contact and update

Prompts response when contacted

Regular contact

Helpful staff”


“I get exceptional support from my consultant. She visits me at each placement to enquire on how things are getting on, meet my managers and offer moral support. I feel listened to and get valuable feedback from my consultant. I am always informed when suitable jobs are available especially when current job role is ending. I feel well supported by my consultant. Lindsey is exceptionally good, her support is commendable, she is the reason why I remain committed to continue working with Reed.”

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