Team Manager

Social Care
£42 Per Hour
Waltham Forest
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Safeguarding and Dols Team Manager 

Reporting to a Head of Service you will manage a staff team, maintaining and developing a professional and high quality service to meet all Council, professional and legislative requirements. 

Managing the performance and development of staff in your team, you’ll ensure our service delivery meets service user’s social care need(s) and outcome(s), optimises the safety and wellbeing of adult’s in accordance with our robust safeguarding adult policies and procedures, and ensures no unlawful deprivation of liberty takes place. 

The team provides specialist Safeguarding Adult advice and guidance in accordance with The Care Act 2014, PAN London Safeguarding Adults Policies and Procedures, local London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) operational policies and procedures, and best practice guidance. In addition, the team quality assures Safeguarding Adult activity in LBWF Adult Social Care, supports with ongoing developments in local policies and procedures and carries out work to support the strategic objectives of the LBWF Safeguarding Adults Board. 

The team receives and manages all Dols applications, ensuring activity is carried out in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Dols Codes of Practice, national guidance, case law, local operational policies and procedures, and best practice guidance. Moreover, the team supports with the development of local policies and procedures and provides advice and guidance related to Dols and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. 

You’ll be responsible for ensuring the adult, carer and family are at the centre of what we do and that your staff are engaging, caring and go the extra mile. 

You’ll be able to demonstrate that you can effectively manage Council budgets and resources. 


  • HCPC registration
  • Qualified Social Worker Qualification (Dip, BA, MA etc.)
  • Management experience

Working with Evergood Associates offers you a number of benefits including: 

Your own dedicated specialist consultantAccess to the widest variety of social work jobs across local authorities and private organisations throughout the UKReliable Payroll run on a weekly basisFree DBS and compliance service£150 recommend a friend scheme

If you would like to find out more, apply for this position or enquire about similar roles please call Chloe Prior on 01992 513 777 ext 3 or send your CV and contact details to