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LAC Team Manager, Southwark

  • Job reference: lactm1911southwark
  • Location: Southwark, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: LAC Team Manager, Southwark

We want a Team Manager with experience of working within a Looked After Children's Team. Ideally you could start w/c 23.11.20, we can be flexible for you to start w/c 30.11.20.

About the Service:
*The Team Manager role is within the Care Service in Southwark.
*The Care Service works with looked after children up to 15.5 years of age, its primary aim is to ensure we achieve permanency and stability for children and young people so they can achieve the best outcomes in all aspects of their life.
*The Service comprises of 4 teams; 3 Care Teams and the Achieving Permanency Team who work closely with ALS for children who have a care plan of adoption.
*The Care Service works with around 232 children and young people currently.

About the role:
*As a Team Manager you will be required to manage a team of social workers, including Newly Qualified Social Workers to provide exemplary leadership, management, and professional guidance.
*You will ensure that there is a focus on permanency being achieved for children and young people. You will oversee the performance of the team and ensure statutory timescales are being met.
*You will also have oversight of all the young people within your team (approx. 68 children and young people) and ensure that risk is being managed and care planning progressed through regular systemic supervision (individual and group) and via chairing of multi-agency meetings and participation in relevant panels.

Requirements:
*A degree or Masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*SW England Registration
*Previous Experience as a Team Manager in a LAC Team

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 Nosheen.Hussain@servicecare.org.uk.