Social Care

Children Services Team Manager - Level 3

Job description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To be responsible for the team workload and ensuring that the case management of every child for whom they are responsible is in best interest of the child.
  • To ensure the workload of the team is prioritised appropriately and is distributed among social work team members, making best use of their skills and capability and ensuring the safety of each child is paramount.
  • To ensure communication within the service is maintained including regular team meetings and are held to discuss the business of the team, review its performance and brief team members about corporate and care management issues.
  • To work in partnership with peers across the service and represent the service, with external agencies, including court attendance, ensuring the care planning meets the needs and the safety of the child.
  • To regularly collate and report management information to enable service workloads, activity and quality to be managed effectively.
  • To achieve the agreed performance targets of the service by taking responsibility for co-ordinating, developing, monitoring and evaluating the activities of staff and promote high standards of performance.
  • To conduct regular case audits as requested and in support of the Quality Assurance team.
  • To manage any performance, sickness or conduct related concerns regarding team members in line with HR procedures and Council policies.


  • Diploma in Social Work or equivalent.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Thorough knowledge of proposed and actual legislation, statutory regulations and Government guidance and standards relevant to children in need.
  • Significant post qualifying experience of working social care setting with children in need.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other services.
  • Experience of managing or supervising in children’s social services.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

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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.

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Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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