Permanence and Transitions Team Leader - Trafford

  • Job Reference: MM - Team Leader
  • Date Posted: 6 December 2017
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £28.00 to £35.00
  • Sector: Social Work > Qualified Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced TEAM LEADERS to fill a full time role in TRAFFORD The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of CHILDREN & FAMILIES Practices.

The starting pay rate for these locum Social Care positions is NEGOTIABLE and is initially a 3 month contract with potential for extension.

PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS BELOW CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

Immediate start - we require an experienced Interim Permanence and Transitions Team Leader to lead a team of social workers for Looked After Children for 3 months. Part time - 4 days a week
Do you want to be involved in delivering new integrated ways to support children and young people in care?
We are aiming to:
* Improve our focus on discharges from care through the use of Special Guardianship Orders
* Develop capacity and strength in our cohort of in house foster carers to ensure we have improved placement choice
* Provide a fuller range of accommodation services that take into account the specific needs of families who have children on the edge of care
* Further develop our practice regarding placement stability
To achieve these aims we need the right person with the right skills, who is passionate about delivering high quality public services in an integrated, efficient and creative way.
Contact us:

If you are interested in this Position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our social work team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process ad into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.