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Team manager

  • Job reference: DH1919
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Medway Council are recruiting for a Practice developent Team manager

key focus of your role will be embedding best practice through the provision of supervision, observed practice, and training and development across a multi disciplinary staff team in Early Help. You will be jointly responsible for the delivery of relevant parenting programmes across Medway and contributing to driving forward the Council's parenting strategy, as well as ensuring consistent threshold application and decision making in the Early Help hub within the Single Point of Access (SPA)

As a Team Manager you will lead a team of social workers, working alongside other social work colleagues and partners.

You will have significant social work experience, be able to evidence good leadership skills and a proven track record of delivering good outcomes for children, young people and their families.

You will hold a degree in social work and be registered with Social Work England. You will also be able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable children in a non statutory setting and ideally have experience of working with 'Signs of Safety' or a similar strengths and relationships based practice framework.

In return for your commitment, Medway is proud to offer an excellent benefits package including -

Retention Payment of £3,000 per annum
Career progression scheme to support your continuous professional development
Essential User Allowance with option to transfer to Lease Car following completion of probationary period
Free car parking
Access to a Surface Pro and mobile phone, to support flexible working
Relocation allowance of up to £8,000
Access to a comprehensive training programme

Benefits of working with Service care solutions

Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!

Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!

Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

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