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Family Social Care Team Manager, Lewisham

  • Job reference: childtm141119lewisha
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Family Social Care Team Manager, Lewisham

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Work Team Manager in Lewisham, South East London.

The vacancy is to work Full Time on a 5-month rolling contract and to start ASAP!

The hourly rate is £40-£42ltd an hour (depending upon experience)

About the role
To manage and co-ordinate the work of a team in a specified activity area to ensure the provision of a high quality, effective service. To monitor the performance of the team against set targets to ensure nationally set performance indicators are met.

Requirements -
*A degree or Masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC Registration
*Previous Experience as a Team Manager in the Childrens Services

Your duties will include:-
*Ensure staffing resources are deployed effectively so that professional performance standards and statutory time scales are met and maintained.
*Continually monitor performance against key performance indicators and take appropriate action as necessary to meet and improve performance.
*Ensure effective and regular supervision and appraisal (PES) takes place. Set and review targets; monitor individual performance; provide guidance and direction; take appropriate management action to ensure the effective performance of all staff. Ensure risk is being effectively assessed and responded to.
*Audit and review case files on a regular basis to ensure practice standards are met/exceeded. Take remedial action as necessary.
*Review and monitor case and care package recommendations made by social workers. Make effective decisions in authorising any such recommendations, taking personal responsibility for any decisions made.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including: -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email