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Deputy Team Manager – Social Work

Liverpool Contract, Full Time £44 - £44 per hour

Job Title: Deputy Team Manager – Social Work

Location: Liverpool City Council

Teams: Children In Care/Children Looked After (Permanence Service)

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: On going

Hours: 37

Rate: £44

Office Use:  RQ1292141

We require an experienced Deputy Team Manager within Children in Care and Children Looked After (Permanence Service) to effectively support the Team Manager and Social Work team.


The candidate must have a proven track record as a Deputy Team Manager in Permanence and be confident in the application of all legal proceedings and legal frameworks.


Must be experienced in promoting stable placements and implement positive long-term change and improvements.


Will support a high-performance culture within the team, with consistent good practice across the team.


Will actively support the team manager in decision making, chairing meetings and actively working with partners/multi-agencies.


Will support all recruitment, induction, training and effective supervision of all team members, championing professional career development. Will be a Practice Educator.


Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification in Social Work
  • Social Work England registration
  • Enhanced and in date DBS certificate.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on information available.
  • Can work alone and within/contribute to a team/multi-agency set ups
  • Possess knowledge of service needs.
  • Competent IT skills and be able to navigate electronic file/recording systems.
  • Can write clear, concise, and robust assessment/reports/files.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and working hours when the need arises


Why Ashberry?

  • Dedicated experienced Consultant providing the ultimate support through your job search
  • Friendly compliance team to guide you through the registration and placement process
  • Provides your essential Enhanced DBS
  • £250 Referral bonus


If you feel this is the role for you please get in touch for a discreet conversation!


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