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Assistant Team Manager Childrens Services

  • Job reference: 050520201
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service care solutions are looking for Assistant Team Manager to join Buckinghamshire Council in the Children Services Team on a Permanent Basis!

*we offer £250 for anyone successfully placed into a Permanent role**

To assist the Team Manager to, manage and supervise a team of multi-disciplinary staff including qualified, experienced Social Workers to deliver statutory services to children and young people in need of support, protection and care. Assistant Team Managers play a crucial in supporting to Team Manager to lead and manage staff by setting direction, monitoring standards, interpreting and communicating feedback and providing an important, positive interface for staff working in a multi-agency environment.

Start Date - ASAP
Title - Assistant Team Manager (children Services)
Location - Aylesbury
Salary - up to £43,547

Reporting to a Team Manager, the Assistant Team Manager is responsible for:
*Promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people
*Improving children and young people's life chances and outcomes in the care of their parents, or other carers
*Assisting with the leading, managing and supervising social work practice
*Assessing, planning, delivering and reviewing social work services
*Assuring the quality of practice, managing performance and delivering value for money

Main Responsibilities & Duties:
* To supervise staff, qualified and unqualified, as delegated by the Team Manager to ensure the continuity of service delivery by the team.
*To act as a resource for other team members in working with complex referrals or contacts, as determined by the Team Manager to ensure the continuity of service delivery by the team.
*To contribute to the delivery of training staff, carers and clients and/or undertake practice teaching for students on professional qualifying course, support to staff on NVQ and PQ training.

What you need to Apply:

-Minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience of working within a statutory environment with children
-HCPC / Relevant Qualification
-You will be able to take a key role in planning and improving services for children and families.
-Demonstrable post qualification continual professional learning & development

How To Apply?
Contact louise on 01772 208964 or email