Team Manager - Child Protection and Court

  • Location

    St. Austell, Cornwall

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £32.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Wade

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Team Manager to work full time within the Child Protection and Court Team based in St Austell, Cornwall. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.


The pay rate for this Team Manager role is £32 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.


Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

* Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

* "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue


Requirements of the Team Manager

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Significant experience within statutory children's service management positions


Specific Role Information


We require an experienced Team Manager for our Child Protection & Court Team in St Austell while recruitment takes place.


The successful candidate will need:-


To lead a team of social workers and family workers providing a social work service to children in need, children in need of protection and children subject to care proceedings. The team are responsible for decisions to progress cases into Public Law Outline Procedures when the risks to a child's safety and wellbeing increase and to later progress cases to care proceedings if necessary.

To ensure the team standard for efficiency and productivity is achieved, and team performance is maintained and improved in accordance with agreed priorities, practice quality standards and performance indicators.

To improve the welfare, safety and outcomes of children and young people allocated to team members.

The team manager is accountable for the consistency and quality of individual and team practice and performance. The role will involve ensuring work is promptly allocated for assessment and providing oversight and support to drive practice improvement through learning from experience and reference to evidence based practice.

The team manager provides reflective supervision, mentoring, coaching to all team members, achieving a balance between critical reflective practice and accountability for tasks, standards and targets.

To ensure that team members have access to training and that training is linked to career and personal development in line with Appraisal objectives.

The ability to develop and maintain a healthy team culture and workplace is essential.

The role requires the ability to work effectively with partners and other agencies in the area, including police, health and education colleagues.


The successful candidate should be able to drive and have access to their own transport




The Team Manager vacancy is managed by Samantha Wade; if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.