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Social Work Team Manager - Assessment

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Team Manager – Referral and Assessment – South London Role:  Team Manager Location:  South London Team: Referral and Assessment Pay:  Up to £44.50 per hour Contract: Full-Time Locum OFSTED: Good In the office: Hybrid Are you a highly experienced Social Work Team Manager, looking for an exciting new role in South London? As a Social Work Team Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of Qualified Social Workers in the Referral and Assessment service in Children’s Services. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will be required to ensure high-quality services are delivered to children, families and carers. To be considered for this role, you must be a Social Work England Register and have experience in managing a team of Social Workers in an Assessment or similar service. You will also possess excellent communication skills, be able to work under pressure and have a good understanding of relevant legislation. In return, you can expect a competitive hourly rate of up to £44.50ph, as well as the chance to undertake a role which makes a real difference in the lives of the vulnerable people you work with. Working with a forward-thinking Local Authority, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills, influence policy and shape services. If this role appeals to you, and you meet the criteria listed above, please do not hesitate to apply. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Local Authority which is making a real difference to the lives of those it serves. We are looking for someone who is able to: - Lead and manage a team of Social Workers - Monitor and review service delivery - Ensure compliance with legislative and organisational requirements - Work with a range of other professionals - Ensure safeguarding and child protection practices are adhered to - Demonstrate excellent communication skills - Create and maintain effective working relationships - Work under pressure - Manage caseloads as and when required You will need to hold a recognised Social Work Qualification, be registered with Social Work England and have experience in managing a team of Social Workers in a similar service. Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will proactively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially. That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours. If you want to know more about this Team Manager role in South London, give Rhys Rafferty a call on 01635 226350. Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)