Location:Haringey Council - River Park House
Closing Date:03 Jul 2022
Salary: £51,717 – £54,873 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 3rd July 2022
We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year-olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here.
Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.
In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.
We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.
About the Service
The Early Help Service consists of 3 team managers, 6 senior practitioners, 36 Family Support workers and 1 Business Support Officers. The workforce is very stable, motivated, committed and enthusiastic. The service has manageable caseloads at approximately 25 children per Family Support worker currently with consistently strong assessment timeliness. The service has strong relationships with MASH, The Assessment teams and the wider partnership.
We are looking for an experienced Team Manager with a strong background in Frontline Social work. You should be confident with managing teams, understand thresholds and Direct work with families.
You will be responsible for:
- Ensuring timely and effective decision making, case allocation and effective multi-agency working.
- Empowering and inspiring our Family Support workers to get the best outcomes for children.
- Being an active member of the senior leadership group.
- Accountability for the performance of your team, delivering regular reflective supervision and have the ability to motivate your team to achieve excellence.
As an employer of choice, Haringey Council offers an extensive benefits package including competitive recruitment and retention bonuses, excellent pension scheme and continued professional development. For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit: