Team Manager - Safeguarding and Quality Assurance

Reference:
AB051216
Sector:
Social Care
Salary:
£40 to £45 Per Hour
County:
Bedfordshire
Contract Type:
Temporary

Evergood Social Care are currently looking for an experienced Team Manger to work in an Safeguarding team based in Bedfordshire.

To manage and direct the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance team, resources and budgets in order to monitor, review, and drive good practice standards and outcomes for children who are the subject of a child protection plan or who are ‘looked after’, in accordance with the statutory powers and duties of the Local Authority. To contribute to and support effective inter-agency working including the work of the Luton Safeguarding Children Board and to provide advice and guidance to other professionals as required.

Manage and maintain the full operational responsibilities for the team supporting the delivery of high quality and timely quality child protection conferences, reviews of looked after children and annual reviews of foster carers in accordance with statutory requirements, national and local policy and procedures. Ensure that practice is child centred and children’s views and wishes are sought, appropriately represented and taken into account. Ensure conference chairs and independent reviewing officers carry out their monitoring and wider quality assurance functions in relation to individual cases and work with professionals to address areas of concern in a timely manner, using appropriate escalation procedures where necessary to challenge poor practice and make positive proposals for improvements. Ensure report writing and case recording is maintained at a high level of accuracy and completeness in order to ensure quality service provision.

Start Date
ASAP

Evergood Associates offer unbeatable benefits package, and if you are aware of a friend or colleague that maybe interested in this vacancy or available to work please contact us to pass on their details and receive a £150 Evergood referral bonus.

For more information please contact Adam on 01992 513777 (Option 3) or by email Adam.Bentley@evergoodassociates.co.uk