We are looking to recruit a Team Manager - Safeguarding Team within the children's services in Northamptonshire. The Team Manager - Safeguarding Team within the children's services in Northamptonshire will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.
The duties for the team manager job can include up to the following:
Minimum of 3 years post qualification children and families work
3 years statutory work
Literacy and numeracy to the required level
Post qualifying supervision of SW's or students
Basic training in management competencies
Child care legislation and relevant guidance, regulations and standards of best practice
Family Court procedures
DOH Guidance, Working Together To Safeguard Children and the Assessment Framework
Awareness of Issues arising from child abuse inquiries
Responsibilities of SSD in relation to children and families
Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
Ability to plan, manage and review service delivery
Recruit manage and develop staff
Ability to manage change and stress in self and others
Good written and verbal reasoning skills and the ability to produce reports to the required standard, to develop, monitor and maintain appropriate recording systems and to develop such skills in others.
Multi Agency working, and working together with families.
Ability to chair meetings involving service users and other professionals
Ability to analyse data
Good organisational skills
Able to make decisions and delegate tasks appropriately
Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries with colleagues and service users and to ensure that workers in the team do the same