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Team Manager - Childrens

  • Location:

    Tower Hamlets

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ415112_1615386655

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-09

Akton Recruitment are looking for a team manager to join the local authority in Tower Hamlets. Duties Include:
* Lead and manage the Team ensuring there is a clear focus on purpose and outcomes
* Ensure the Team(s) achieve the required performance outcomes, including a strong focus on children and families, to include ongoing identification of the needs of the client group.
* Achieve positive outcomes for children, in partnership with families and professionals, ensuring that children are safeguarded through effective decision making and practice.
* To provide leadership and management of the Eva Armsby Family Service that undertakes a range of specialist assessments (both centre based and outreach) specifically targeted to families with complex needs, within a diverse local community.
* To ensure all work undertaken is in partnership with professionals "in house" and colleagues across agency boundaries and that this work is in line with agency care plans to safeguard and promote the well-being of children and young people. Responding to and providing for the needs of children and families within statutory children's legislation and in line with the Department's policy and practice principles.
* To ensure that all work undertaken in the service is of a consistently high standard, critically reflective, analytical and evidence based, utilising relevant social work tools, knowledge and theory, and meets the needs of Tower Hamlets' diverse communities.
* To assist the Group Manager in the management and budgetary control of the Centre. Deployment of resources as appropriate, exercising effective budgetary control within the remit of the post.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30, at a rate of £40 per hour. The initial contract is 6 months with a view to extend. This is a highly experienced role, it is essential that applicants have over 3 years' experience in this role or similar.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!