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Team Manager – Corporate Parenting

Employer
Lambeth Council
Location
Lambeth, London (Greater)
Salary
£47,568 pa
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Contract Type
Full time
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We are looking for talented and experienced Team Managers to join our Corporate Parenting service in Lambeth.

In Lambeth we are committed to our children, their needs, experiences, and journey through our services to ensure that each child achieves their full potential.  

If you are a manager currently, or senior practitioner ready to take the next step, with enthusiasm and drive, we want to hear from you! We think our services for Children Looked After and Care Experienced young people are getting better and we want a committed workforce to ensure we maintain and develop into being the very best. We are dedicated to permanency planning and we are making strides towards offering greater security for all our children.

You will possess strong direct work skills which you will mould and develop in your team. You will have extensive experience of court proceedings and know how to achieve the best care plans for Children Looked After. You will also have a wealth of knowledge about the challenges faced by Care Experienced adults, including how to secure the right placements and develop skills for independence. You will understand the need to make and maintain relationships with a wide audience, sometimes in challenging circumstances with positive outcomes as a result.

As a Team Manager in Lambeth, you will lead, and line manage up to 6 qualified social workers with a key focus on supervision to develop autonomy and practice. You will demonstrate to your team and the wider service your commitment to our young people which will inspire others to do the same.

All our team managers:

  • Manage a small team with support from advanced practitioners
  • Have access to service wide business support
  • Are encouraged to develop strategic skills by being part of projects and working groups
  • Have access to a core and specialist training program designed for the service
  • Support from the dedicated Practice Development Leads
  • Systems to increase efficiency allowing more time for relationship and systemic approach
  • Receive a comprehensive and competitive pay and benefits package with salaries up to £55k
  • Access to great transport links with the main office in beating heart of Lambeth, Brixton!

Interested? 

Click the 'Apply' button and complete an online application form today.

Please submit a CV and a supporting statement explicitly evidencing how you meet the shortlisting criteria marked with an “A” on the job description. (max one side of A4)

 

Click here to download the job description

 

The closing date for receiving your completed application is Tuesday 18th January 2022.

Shortlisting: 20th January 2022

Interview dates: 27th and 28th January 2022.  

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information about the DBS can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs

Find out more about why Lambeth is a great place to take the next step in your social work career, please visit our website: http://www.inspirelambethsocialwork.com/

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all and is committed to safer recruitment.

 

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