children's services - team manager permanence team in st. helens

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st. helens, merseyside
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social care
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0330 024 8775
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Are you an experienced Children's Social Work Manager seeking a new challenge?

The Team Manager post in Merseyside will be responsible for managing a number of practice managers and social work teams within Lancashire, it is not a first line management post but a step up from this requiring an operational and more strategic approach.

The team manager will lead on overseeing the work of the teams, analysing performance management information, and in ensuring effective systems and processes are in place to achieve the best outcomes for children.

There is a strong emphasis on being child-focused and placing the child at the center of the multi-agency work involved.

We are committed to improving the lives of the children and young people we work with and enabling them to achieve their potential.

Minimum requirements

* Min 5 years social work experience in Statutory Children's Social Care Services (CP/Safeguarding/CIN, R&A, LAC) and must have Team Manager experience.
* Experienced in supervising practitioners and undertaking statutory safeguarding work.
* Experience managing staff.
* Experience in managing a budget and making financial decisions.
* A natural ability to communicate effectively and support staff development.
* In addition, you will have the knowledge and appreciation of the importance of performing to an excellent standard in accordance with the HCPC standards of practice.

Please contact Colette McKay for a confidential chat to find out more about this great opportunity. 0330 0248775

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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educational requirements

BA in social work