Team Manager - Leaving Care

Role: Team Manager Location: London Pay: Up to £55,658 Type: Permanent Ref: 601

Job Description

Team Manager - Children in Care - Kent

Role:  Team Manager 
Location: Kent
Team:  Children in Care
Pay: Up to £55,658
Contract:  Full Time (Permanent)

Our Local Authority client in Kent is currently looking for a Team Manager to join their Children in Care division in Children’s Services. 

There is an incentive scheme in place to increase salary packages within Up to £52,908

As a Team Manager on the Children in Care team in Kent, you will need to have at least 4 year post qualifying experience in a similar team and held a similar position.

To be considered as a Team Manager for this role in Children in Care you will also need:

HCPC Registration
Social Work Qualification
Recent DBS Check
4+ Years Experience

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations that reflects a commitment to relationship and strengths-based practice
  • Provide expert advice and support to less experienced staff on aspects of casework ensuring a high level of practice is demonstrated.
  • Support the transition of young people from care to independence as they move from the Child in Care teams to the 16+ Care Leavers teams.
  • Contribute to the learning and development of others either through supporting a newly qualified social worker and acting as a Practice Assessor for students on placement.
  • Lead on an area of practice i.e. contextual safeguarding, Education Training and Employment, Emotional Wellbeing, Court Work etc.

As an agency, Sheldon Phillips will provide you with:

A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support your job search
Market leading rates of pay

If you are interested in the role as a Team Manager within a Children in Care team in Kent, contact Fred Thomas on 01635 226350.

Until the end of November we are offering £300 for referrals which result in successful placement so if this role isn't for you be sure to pass it on to any friends/colleague who may be looking!

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