Team Manager - Assessment Team - London

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Are you looking for a new challenge to take the lead on a children’s assessment team?

We are looking for candidates who would be excited by the responsibility to take the lead on an assessment service within a dedicated local authority. In this role you will be taking a leading role in managing a frontline team.

This will be an exciting opportunity to lead, encourage, influence and manage a team of dedicated social work staff. You will be knowledgeable in recruitment, induction, and training and your organisational skills will ensure the team is staffed and supervised. You will provide a range of performance management and quality assurance. 

This is a role that will ensure that children and families receive assessments and services relevant to their needs and that the highest professional standards are applied and managed within budget. You’ll be working with multi-partnerships to deliver the best possible outcomes for local children and their families. 

You and your team will place the wishes and feelings of the children at the heart of your practice, encouraging and supporting the involvement of children, parents and carers in attending meetings and making plans. 

You will be rewarded with a benefits package including the below;
• 30 days annual leave
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Varied working options including flexi-time and term time contracts
• Season ticket / travel loans
• Discounted parking and car allowance for children's social workers
• Access to staff support and networking groups
• Retail, holiday and travel discounts 
• Cycle purchase scheme



Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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