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Leaving Care Team Manager | Swindon

Apply 2020-02-03 09:44:42 1970-01-01 Caritas Recruitment

Leaving Care Team Manager | Swindon

Date posted: February 3, 2020
Up to £41.01 per hour + + expenses
Wiltshire, England
Temporary
Job description

Leaving Care Team Manager | Swindon

There is now an opportunity to recruit a Team Manager into the Leaving Care Team at Swindon Borough Council on an initial 3 month basis.

Responsibilities include:-

  • Ensure all staff are well managed, motivated and developed through learning opportunities that make use of evidence and effective methodologies, and that enhances their professional practice, within service aims and objectives.
  • This includes the implementation of appraisals, as well as through both individual supervision and team reflection and learning, to ensure learning is translated into practice and service development.Promote and develop good working relationships in accordance with employee relations policies and codes of practice agreed by the Council, and follow agreed procedures for the speedy resolution of grievances, capability, the maintenance of discipline and absence control.
  • Manage staff, the working environment and working practice by demonstrating personal and professional example and demonstration of the Council's values and behaviours.
  • Ensure that diversity is respected and takes account of the different needs of children and their carers, and that the decisions made and service delivery is sensitive to and addresses discriminatory issues of language, gender, ethnicity, religion, ability, sexuality and social background.
  • Oversee the allocation monitoring and audit of work ensuring there is high quality response, analysis, decision making, planning and review in place, recorded accurately and concisely.
  • Within delegated authority, ensure that complaints are responded to and investigated in a timely manner in accordance with policy.
  • Contribute to business planning of children's social care and Children, Family & Community Health more widely to achieve the Council's priorities.
  • Develop the team's business plans in line with the Service Business Plan and co-ordinate and oversee its implementation.
  • Promote collaborative working across teams, and Children, Family & Community Health, and ensure consistency. Promote effective and efficient multi-agency working to meet the needs of all children, including disabled children.
  • Ensure that all policy and operational consequences of legislative changes and guidance together with Departmental and Council strategies are effectively translated, implemented and understood by the team.Gather and process relevant data and information and provide regular, timely and well-informed advice and information to the Service Manager as required.
  • Maintain accurate and effective Management Information and statistical systems and achieve designated targets and objectives.
  • Develop effective mechanisms for measuring customer experience of the service and impacts of the service on outcomes for children.
  • Ensure that all team members are actively involved and aware of team and individual performance issues and have the ability to actively engage in increasing performance, satisfaction and impact of the service.
  • Advise the Service Manager on matters of operational development, trends in the usage of services and unmet need.
  • Establish and maintain effective information, communication participation and consultation with service users, carers, staff, and external statutory, voluntary and community agencies.
  • Please call Gemma Bridgman at Caritas Recruitment - extension 3663 for further details on this role and to discuss other open social work vacancies

    Caritas Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers at all levels. We supply Qualified Social Work staff to over 150 local authorities, UK wide, on a permanent and temporary (locum/contract) basis.

    Benefits include:

  • Dedicated and supportive Senior Consultant with over 5 years experience in Social Work Recruitment
  • Access to every social work job across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Exclusive Project Roles, including outside IR35 Projects
  • Regular job alerts
  • Opportunity to earn up to £1,500 in Referral Bonus's per annum
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Please call now for a friendly, informal chat - extension 3663

    Caritas Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

    Reference: GB3663LCSNTM_1580723081
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