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Team Manager

Job Description

Medway Council are recruiting for a Team manager for the Leaving Care Team 16+

To lead, manage and coach a team of newly qualified and experienced social workers and personal advisors responsible for delivering and improving services for children in care, care experienced young people and their carers/families.

To improve outcomes for looked after children and young people by developing effective partnership working with other Council services and partner agencies to ensure efficient delivery of the service.

To contribute towards delivering the council's Corporate Parenting vision for Children in Care and Care Leavers in order to ensure the objectives and priorities are realised.

To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Advanced Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for practice supervisors


Lead, manage and motivate a staff team ensuring high quality supervision is completed regularly which includes case management oversight, timely decision making, the effective implementation and review of children's looked after plans and care experienced young people's pathway plans. To use opportunity to reflect and recognise areas of practice which are good or requires improvement, and supports the ongoing learning and development of workers, including undertaking audits across the whole of children's service and within the local service.

Allocate cases within the statutory timescales supporting positive transitions and ensuring looked after children reviews and pathway plan reviews and statutory visits have clear objectives and outcomes in order to ensure that all children in care and care leavers receive a service that reflects the Council's commitment to safeguarding, promoting independence and putting the needs of individual children first.

if you're intersted in this role please contact Delanie on 01772 208964 or email your CV to