Team Manager - Child Protection - South East London

Team Manager – Child Protection – South East London

Role:  Team Manager
Location:  South East London
Team: Child Protection
Pay:  up to £44.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid


Are you an experienced leader with a passion for safeguarding children? Join our dynamic Children Protection Team in South East London as a Team Manager. In this pivotal role, you will provide strategic leadership and management to ensure the highest standards of practice in protecting vulnerable children and supporting their families.

As the Team Manager of our Children Protection Team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing a team of social workers, ensuring high standards of practice and performance.
  • Providing expert guidance and support to team members, promoting continuous professional development.
  • Overseeing the assessment, planning, and implementation of child protection interventions.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, policies, and procedures related to child protection.
  • Collaborating with other agencies and professionals to provide a coordinated and effective response to safeguarding concerns.
  • Monitoring and evaluating team performance, using data and feedback to drive improvements.
  • Managing complex cases and making critical decisions to ensure the safety and welfare of children.
  • Preparing reports for and attending court proceedings as necessary.

Benefits included in this role are: 

  • Competitive hourly rate, up to £44.50 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.


Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will proactively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially.

That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours.

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

Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)