Social Work Team Manager - Disabled Children's Team

Team Manager – Disabled Children's Team – Richmond and Kingston

Role:  Team Manager
Location:  Richmond and Kingston
Team: Disabled Children's Team
Pay:  Up to £59,172 per annum 
Contract: Full-Time Permanent
In the office: 3 days a week 

Achieving for Children, covering the Richmond and Kingston area, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Work Team Manager to lead their Disabled Children's Team in children's services. This role offers a competitive salary range of £53,136 to £56,172 per annum, plus an additional £3,000 annual market supplement.

About the Role:

As the Team Manager of the Disabled Children's Team, you will play a vital role in supporting children with disabilities and their families. You will lead a team of passionate social workers, ensuring that high-quality services are delivered to meet the unique needs of these children. Your expertise and leadership will be key in promoting positive outcomes and enhancing the lives of children and their families.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Disabled Children's Team, providing supervision, guidance, and support to social workers.
  • Oversee the assessment, planning, and delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements, safeguarding policies, and best practice standards.
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships with other agencies and service providers.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and professional development within the team.


  • Qualified social worker with extensive experience in children's services, particularly in working with disabled children.
  • Social Work England registered.
  • Proven track record of team management and leadership.
  • In-depth understanding of legislation, policies, and best practices related to children's services and disability.
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and analytical skills.
  • Commitment to achieving the best outcomes for children and their families.


  • Opportunity to lead a dedicated team and make a significant impact on the lives of children with disabilities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

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Interested in learning more about the Team Manager role in Achieving for Children (Richmond and Kingston)? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

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