Salary £50,826 - £55,017pa (Plus £4,000 Market Supplement )
An exciting opportunity has arisen within MASH, Early Intervention and Edge of Care service for a permanent Team Manager within the Assessment Team.
At Havering, we provide systemic care with lasting effects through our Face to Face model of practice – achieving sustainable positive outcomes. Havering’s ethos is embodied by our approach to fitting the system to the family rather than asking the family to fit to the system. This is done by working collaboratively with children and families by having ongoing conversations so they can receive the most effective forms of intervention. With your expertise and motivation to support our children and families, Havering is the ideal place for your social work career.
You will be:
- Responsible for ensuring that all safeguarding referrals are dealt with in a timely and effective manner and ensure that decisions on referrals are of a high quality following good information sharing from agencies.
- Responsible for ensuring that thresholds for services are consistently applied across agencies and ensure families are referred onto the most appropriate service at the first point of contact.
- Develop relevant, effective and easily accessible services, working in close partnership with schools, community health facilities and the voluntary sector to provide support services through a wide range of venues. In partnership with these and other stakeholders, to develop and provide preventative and targeted support services.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helen.Harding@havering.gov.uk
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 29th September 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interview date to be scheduled.
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.
Please view Team Manager Job Profile here