Assistant Team Manager - Looked After Children

Assistant Team Manager – Looked After Children – South West London

Role:  Assistant Team Manager  
Location:  South West London
Team: Looked After Children
Pay:  up to £40.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you an experienced Social Worker looking to take on a leadership role? Join our supportive Looked After Children Team in South West London as an Assistant Team Manager. You will play a key role in supervising and guiding our dedicated team to ensure the best outcomes for children in care.

As an Assistant Team Manager on our Looked After Children Team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising and supporting a team of social workers, ensuring high standards of practice in the management of cases involving looked after children.
  • Conducting regular case reviews, providing expert advice, and facilitating decision-making processes.
  • Ensuring that care plans are developed and implemented effectively, promoting the welfare and development of children in care.
  • Collaborating with other professionals and agencies to provide a coordinated approach to supporting children and their families.
  • Monitoring and managing team performance, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and best practice guidelines.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of team policies and procedures.

Benefits included in this role are:

  • Competitive hourly rate, up to £40.50 per hour.
  • Full-time contract offering stability and opportunities for career advancement.
  • Supportive team environment with regular supervision and professional development opportunities.
  • Access to a range of employee benefits, including pension scheme and generous annual leave allowance.


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If you want to know more about this Assistant Team Manager role in South West London, give Rhys Rafferty a call on 01635 226350.

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