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Team Manager Life Planning Disability Service

  • Job reference: JN CWDTM
  • Location: Barking, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are looking to recruit an experienced Team Manager to join the London Borough Of Barking And Dagenham's Children Disabilities Team (CWD)

About the role
As part of our vision to create an outstanding Disability Service we are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking individual to join our established management team as a Team manager.
You will help develop new integrated working across Children's and Adults Social Care. You will manage multi -disciplinary teams consisting of Social Workers, Family Support Workers and a Consultant Social Worker. In addition to this, you will also have responsibility for managing resources and budgets, quality assurance, performance, chair and attend complex strategy meetings and evidence giving in Court. A key part of this role involves working in collaboration with others and key stakeholders.

About you
You will be able to demonstrate high standards for social work practice and have experience of supervising Social Workers or Students. The successful candidate will have practical experience of delivering good quality service across children's and adults team. In addition to this, we are seeking candidates who can deliver great practice, promote new concepts and a learning culture. You will share our vision for innovation, creativity and relationship-based approaches and deliver the best possible outcomes for local children, adults and their families.

Special Requirements for this Post
A professional Social Work qualification and HCPC Registration is required for this post. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Additional Information

In return we offer a competitive pay package, a positive approach to flexible working, investment in your learning and development as well as a commitment to your wellbeing. In addition to this, we offer up to 30 days annual leave, a generous local government pension scheme, discounted gym membership at our award winning new gyms and spas and season /travel ticket loans

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role and they are placed into work you receive £250 once their probationary period has been completed.