Social Care

Assistant Team Manager - MASH

Job description

Job Purpose:

  • To operationally manage and supervise the team to ensure high quality service to children; focussed on good outcomes with timely interventions at the right level; within statutory guidelines and within given resource and budget availability.
  • To model good management by taking professional responsibility for the provision of a high quality and responsive service.
  • To assist the Team Manager in the determination of priorities, and through effective management and supervision of social care staff, ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare promoted.
  • To assist in the initiation and implementation of operational business plans, legislation and policy guidance for the delivery of the Council priorities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking work in accordance with legislation, guidance and protocols and have a clear understanding of how the role contributes and adds value to outcomes for children and their families.
  • Undertaking the necessary investigations using information from various sources in addition to direct contact with families, children and professionals to analyse and determine the level of support and actions required.
  • Offering guidance, supervision and support to practitioners to enable them to take actions to prevent family breakdown or escalation of issues / risk, accurately recording the advice and guidance given.
  • Motivating and developing the team through learning opportunities that ensure that the competencies and professional practice required to achieve the aims and objectives of the service are met.
  • Developing relationships and information sharing across teams to enhance overall decision making in the best interests of the child.
  • Represent the Team at internal and external meetings with voluntary, partner and statutory bodies where appropriate.
  • Contributing to and participating in his/her own personal development programme.
  • Undertaking any other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the Team Manager.


  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) recognised social work qualification and HCPC registration.
  • Understanding of the full range of early help services and ability to recognise children and families who would benefit from early help.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and policy context relating wo the work of Social Care and Early Help services relevant to the service area.
  • A commitment to multi-agency working across a range of services to promote better outcomes for children and families.
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate information to make decisions on the levels of risk and support required for children and their families.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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