Team Manager – FSCP

Team Manager - FSCP

Posted 3 weeks ago


Team Manager – FSCP/ Court 
Location: South London
Pay rate: £44.50 (London pledge)
Contract: Temporary, 35 hour per week

 What the authority offer:

  • Accessible, stable, visible and humane leadership across children’s services
  • Assured TOIL in agreement with the line managers.
  • Flexi working arrangements in place in agreement with line managers
  • Prioritizing work-life balance along with the needs of the service
  • Hybrid working with a requirement to be in the office for minimum 2 days a week
  • In-depth induction offered via the Social Care Academy.  IT system which is agile and can work anywhere and everywhere
  • One-stop shop/centralised support for resource requests allowing plenty of time to work with the families
  • Assurance of regular and supportive case and personal supervision
  • Regular caseload reviews by the leadership team and ensuring that the caseloads are at max 15 children
  • Risk sharing through regular meetings and panels chaired by senior managers
  • Lambeth Social Work Academy offers free training for both agency and permanent staff.
  • Opportunity for career development across various services subject to compliance with the requirement
  • Good interface with Contextual Safeguarding Teams, Court Teams, Early Help services and community-based organisations that partner with children’s Service

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Specific operational and staff responsibilities vary across different service areas (page 3)
  • Managing the day to day operational business of the team and a team of social workers responsible for safeguarding and promoting the best interests of children in accordance with the statutory framework.
  • Through management of staff and resources ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the Government policy, (keeping up to date with new proposals and initiatives) legislation, council polices and departmental procedures and that these are customer-focusedand of the highest possible quality
  • Provide leadership to frontline staff in delivering and implementing any future changes in policies, procedure or other developments.
  • To support the service senior managers by advising on strategy, policy and future direction of the service, ensuring effective feedback and translation into service delivery.
  • Keep senior management informed of any issues or shortfalls in service providing suitable action plans to address these matters.
  • To have lead responsibility for meeting the performance targets of the team and to report these to managers and staff as required
  • To manage budgets and expenditure so as to ensure that resources are optimised. in line with eligibility criteria and priority levels as prescribed in assessment and care management policies and procedures, financial regulations, ensuring value for money.

To be considered for this post you must be registered with Social Work England and at least 3 years’ post qualifying experience as a social worker. 
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:- 

  • Friendly and dedicated consultant with expert knowledge 
  • Access to a wide variety of roles across England and Wales 
  • Access to roles exclusive to Pertemps 
  • Quick and simple online application process with **free DBS** 
  • Up to £250 Refer a Friend scheme  
  • £250 bonus if you find your own role 
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you 
  • Prompt and reliable weekly payroll 

Please contact Kaye Fleming 07435 787863 or email for more information. 
We recruit across all areas of Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager.