team manager in workington

29 August 2018
shelley stonehouse, randstad care
job type
£ 38 - £ 42 per hour, Mileage
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workington, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 38 - £ 42 per hour, Mileage
Children services
reference number
shelley stonehouse, randstad care
0191 2331381
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job description

We are currently recruiting for an Interim Team Manager to work in Cumbria, working within Children's services, Excellent salary offered to work in a beautiful rural part of the country

The purpose of the role as a Team Manager working within children's services is:

To manage, organise and control the service area within a district in accordance with statutory guidelines and legislation and within budget.

Key Responsibilities:-

To determine and manage the progression of complex work through the Protection and Safeguarding Team in accordance with statute regulation and practice standards.

To establish service priorities at a district level and recommend actions.

To operate as a service expert by providing expert advice to managers, staff and partner agencies.

To plan, monitor and control budgets as delegated.

To liaise and coordinate services with relevant partners and develop opportunities for partnership working.

To ensure that the team delivers the required services in close cooperation with commissioned services and in line with the relevant service specifications and arrangements.

To cover for other Team Managers as required.

To manage a team of qualified social work staff with additional professionals from other agencies providing child and family support services.

The ideal applicants will have experience of:-

Working within this area and be passionate about improving the outcomes for Children and Young People by listening to the voice of the child, young person and their families, understanding their needs and working together to agree how these needs will be met with the right help and support.

You will hold a Social Worker qualification and you will be HCPC registered and be able to obtain a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.

Experience of Child Protection and Long term care plans, extensive experience of court proceedings and private law.

Flexibility to undertake any travel required within the county necessary for your role is essential

The successful Team Manager will enjoy an extensive benefits package that includes:

* Over 50years of knowledge in the recruitment industry
* Specialist social Care consultants who understand your industry
* Designated regional point of contact
* The best referral scheme in the market offering you £300 shopping vouchers for every person you refer to us
* Free online training modules to help with your continued professional development
* Market leading technology to help us match your skills to a suitable role
* Career advice
* Regular vacancy updates in your sector - sit back and let the jobs come to you

If you meet our client's requirements, and are interested in applying for this position, please do not hesitate to apply. Alternatively please call our office on 0191 2331381 and ask for Shelley Stonehouse

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,can work as an individual or part of a team,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,empathy,show initiative,time management,work well under pressure



educational requirements

BA in social work