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Team Manager - Duty

Location: WIGAN, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35.00-35.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 6 months ago Reference: X3-364191

I am looking for a Team Manager for Wigans Duty Yeam. 

About you:

As Team Manager, you will be a committed, innovative, confident and energetic leader committed to achieving positive change for children and families. You will lead on the delivery, development of high-quality practice and robust performance management systems to ensure that your team is highly effective. You will be responsible for ensuring that Signs of Safety is an embedded as a practice model within the team.

A qualified and experienced social worker, you will also have experience as a manager and a proven track record of success, you’ll be ready to take on the crucial task of inspiring and influencing your Team and partners to achieve positive change and safety and permeance for children.

You will have excellent knowledge of statutory frameworks and processes as well as relevant legislation to ensure that your team is highly effective. You will be an excellent communicator, be able to develop and implement team plans, an effective decision maker with a passion to improve the lives for children in our borough.

Your role:

You will manage a team of social workers within the duty service, ensuring that children and families receive help and support at the right time, ensuring assessments are completed, recognising need and ensuring the right services are in place.

You will be integral to delivering continuous improvement to enable our front-line practitioners to deliver outstanding practice. You will lead the delivery of quality practice within your team on a daily basis, ensuring the team comply with legislation and government guidance, so they stand up to scrutiny.

We are ambitious, and you will have a key role in our transformation programme working together with other team managers and our partners to deliver our strength based approach through multi-agency and collaborative working, with a relentless focus on improving outcomes for children through raising practice standards.

About us:

Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the 2019 LGA Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough.

Wigan is a fantastic place to work where we are able to offer you a wide range of both challenging and rewarding career development opportunities. You will have the chance to join a team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable and supportive managers who have recently committed to the Signs of Safety approach as our practice model. You would be a part of embedding this model across the whole service.

If you have the below skills then please send over your CV to or give me a call on 0151 242 6428

This role requires an Enhanced DBS and full Social Work England registration.

Why REED and what can we offer?

Dedicated expert consultant

Online timesheets and pay management

Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)

Regular progress reports and face to face reviews

Office hours 8am – 6pm to provide support/service

Recommend a friend bonus for referrals

Substantial continuing professional development (CPD) Fund to put towards training and other development

Reed rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)

Personalised CV service

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