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Team Manager - Looked After Children

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Role:  Team Manager Location:  Midlands Team: Looked After Children (LAC) Pay: £42 per hour Contract: Full-Time Locum In the office: Hybrid Are you an experienced Social Work Team Manager with expertise in looked after children services? Are you seeking a job which enables flexible working with a competitive salary? We are recruiting for an exciting role as a Social Work Team Manager for a Looked After Children Service. This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a hybrid basis, combining home and office working. You will be responsible for managing a team of social workers, setting objectives and providing guidance and support. You will provide leadership, ensuring that the team delivers high quality, evidence-based practice and outcomes for looked after children and their families. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a similar role, with a proven track record of successful team management and excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will need to have a relevant Social Work Degree, as well as at least two years' experience of working in a Looked After Children Service. It is essential that you are registered with Social Work England and are up to date with the Professional Capabilities Framework. In return, we offer a competitive salary of £42 per hour, flexible working, and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of looked after children. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and driven, with the ability to motivate and support a team. You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and problem-solving skills. You will also need to be able to work independently and collaboratively, and be able to manage a complex and sometimes challenging workload. If you would like to join our team, please send your CV to or call 01635226350 today. We look forward to hearing from you.