London, South East England

Team Manager



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Team Manager – Referral and Assessment – London Borough of Croydon

Role:  Team Manager
Location:  London Borough of Croydon
Team: Referral and Assessment
Pay:  Up to £44.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

The London Borough of Croydon is seeking a dynamic and experienced Qualified Social Work Team Manager to lead our Referral and Assessment Team in children's services. With a competitive rate of up to £44.50 per hour, this role offers a unique chance to make a real difference in the lives of children and families in our community.

About the Role:

As the Team Manager of a Referral and Assessment Team, you will be at the forefront of ensuring that children and young people receive timely and effective assessments and interventions. Your leadership will be crucial in managing a team of dedicated social workers, ensuring that referrals are handled efficiently, and that the highest standards of care and support are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Referral and Assessment Team, providing guidance and support to social workers.
  • Ensure timely and thorough assessments of children and families referred to the service.
  • Oversee the allocation of cases and ensure that interventions are appropriate and effective.
  • Maintain high standards of practice and compliance with statutory requirements and local policies.
  • Foster a collaborative and supportive team environment, promoting continuous professional development.


  • Qualified social worker with extensive experience in children's services.
  • Proven track record of team management and leadership.
  • Strong assessment and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle complex cases effectively.
  • Registered with Social Work England 

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Interested in learning more about the Team Manager role in the London Borough of Croydon? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

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