Team Manager Job – Assessment Service in Children’s Service’s – Local Authority – Full Time Permanent Role
Your new company
An exciting new opportunity has risen in North London for a large local authority. This role is on a fixed term contract basis and will be sat within the Childrens Services. The overall drive of this team is to provide the highest quality services to children and families across Haringey.
The client is investing in creating a better borough for all their residents, and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is their first corporate priority. They are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. The local authority is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as they strive for excellence in all they do.
Your new role
The Assessment Service consists of 4 team managers, 4 senior practitioners, 16 social workers and 4 Business Support Officers. The workforce is very stable, motivated, committed and enthusiastic. The service has manageable caseloads at approximately 16 children per social worker currently with consistently strong assessment timeliness performance of 95% in 45 days. The service has strong relationships with MASH, Early Help and the wider partnership. We are now looking for Team Managers to continue the improvement journey recognised by Ofsted in our 2018 and 2019 inspection.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this role, our client is looking for new or experienced Team Managers with a strong background in referral and assessment. You should be confident with managing a small team of 5 social workers, cover duty and deal with assessment of need and risk. You will be responsible for:
What you’ll get in return
The opportunity to work alongside Hays, as well as the Local Authority, who will supply you with your own personal recruitment consultant who specialises in your field of work. A full time, contract role paying a competitive rate. You will receive support throughout your employment and a full time work pattern.
Our client offers a starting paid annual leave allowance of 26 days plus additional 8 bank holiday holidays. The annual leave offering increases at different years of services. They also offer the opportunity to buy up to 5 additional days holiday per year. They will also pay into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the largest public sector schemes in the UK.
What you need to do now
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