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Bexley Team Manager- Children's Locality Team

Remedy Education



£43 - £44/hour


Posted: 23/09/2022

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Team Manager - Bexley - Children's Locality Team - Up to £44 per hour

We have a Team Manager vacancy in our 16+ service (a combined Children Looked After and Leaving Care service). The Lambeth CLA service works with children and young people aged 0 -16 who are in care. There are 4 teams that consist of social workers and advanced practitioners. The service is a permanency service that works with children and young people who have care plans of long-term foster care and adoption. The Lambeth 16+ service works with children and young people aged 16 to 25. There are 4 teams that consist of social workers and personal advisors. Children, who have been in care or are still in care, transfer to the 16+ service after they have turned 16 years old.

Benefits in this role:

* Supportive team and management
* Flexible working available
* Long term contract
* Progression opportunities

Your main responsibilities include:

* Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and the Vulnerable People Service in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
* Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
* You will be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, service user involvement, needs led assessment, critical reflection, and analysis to inform this.
* You will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Undertake safeguarding investigations and deliver protective and/or supportive services for individuals at risk and maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews.
* You will be preparing statements of need/care and support plans, in consultation with other agencies as appropriate, that reflect the wishes of the individual and lead to the commissioning of personalised packages of care.
* You will undertake direct work with adults and their families in line with care plans.
* You will work co-operatively with both internal and external colleagues across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* 2 years+ post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Benefits of working with Remedy

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Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs.
Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
Double payrolls each week.

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