Deputy Team Manager - Children in Need

Ackerman Pierce
35.00 - 40.00 GBP Hourly
11 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Team Manager - Children in Need

We are looking to recruit a Deputy Team Manager - Children in Need Team within the Social Care industry in Wokingham. The Deputy Team Manager - Children in Need Team vacancy within Wokingham will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to support Social Workers to undertake complex social work assessments
  • Experience of formulating support, protection and care plans
  • Ability to negotiate with colleagues and partner agencies to resolve differences of opinion
  • Ability to build effective, long lasting relationships with a range of service providers both from statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Detailed knowledge of the Children's Act 1989
  • Detailed knowledge of the "Framework for the Assessment of Children and Their Families"
  • Attending court and giving evidence when required
  • Initiating and implementing child protection plans
  • Managing packages of care
  • Undertaking parenting and risk assessments
  • Chairing children in need meetings

Experience preferred:

  • Post qualifying experience of working within a statutory Children in Need or Child Protection Team within the UK Social Care industry.

The team:

  • Well-structured organised team, growing their social worker staffing levels.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HCPC Registration
  • 5 year post qualifying experience within UK
  • Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Ackerman Pierce:

  • Your own personal consultant
  • Access to a variety of Social Care jobs Nationwide
  • DBS and Compliance Service
  • Quick and Easy Registration Process
  • Access to CPD
  • Guaranteed weekly payment

To discuss this Deputy Team Manager - Children in Need role, or any similar vacancies we currently have available in Wokingham please contact Nicole Stewart or email in your updated CV to us today.