Team Manager – ASC

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Team Manager - ASC
Interim Position

Stoke on Trent 5246724

Posted: 22nd March 2024 09:57
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  • Pay Rate:

    £52.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


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Interim Team Manager - ASC

Reference no: Stoke on Trent 5246724

Pay Rate: £52.59 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


Provide management oversight to the Social Work service ensuring that the local authority’s statutory duties and responsibilities are delivered effectively – to support and supervise the staff who are delivering the service - contribute to maintaining effective relationships with partner organisations, both internally and externally to the Local Authority.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Strategic Manager in the overall management of the staff and resources of the team with particular emphasis on practice to ensure the delivery of a high-quality service.
  • Contributes to the overarching strategy around Adult Safeguarding – ensuring that immediate protection planning is considered once an adult at risk has been identified.
  • Ensure the regular and effective analysis, monitoring, measurement and maintenance of the performance of the team against agreed targets and performance indicators. To analyse, audit, monitor and support each team members contribution towards targets.
  • Support the Strategic Manager in the identification of resource shortages and contribute to the planning and development of services.
  • Ensure the health and safety of staff and individuals, and the safety of equipment and operations within the team, in accordance with the Health & Safety Act.
  • Produce and implement a team business plan as required and in accordance with directorate and corporate policy.
  • Establish, maintain and build effective relationships with key partner agencies including the NHS, Police and voluntary sector.
  • Deputise on behalf of the Strategic Manager as required.
  • Lead on and take part in the reviewing and implementation of policy and procedures across the service
  • Attend and participate in any identified sub groups where information is shared and decisions are made in a specific practice area.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Professional qualification in social work (BA/BSc, MA in Social Work or CQSW as required by Social Work England
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) and membership of social Work England and to understand and comply with the code of practice for social care workers.


  • Must have an enhanced knowledge of Adults Social Care and any other legislation Policy and Procedure relevant to particular area of field.


  • Experience in supervision of staff or student social workers, including mentoring, coaching and reflective practice
  • Experience of organising, preparing and chairing multi-agency meetings

Skills & Abilities:

  • Have highly developed co-ordination and time management and prioritisation skills to enable the post-holder to achieve plans and objectives in a timely and organised manner.
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with adults, partners and colleagues
  • Able to manage and lead a team efficiently in a challenging environment


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Job Ref: Stoke on Trent 5246724
Team Manager - ASC
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Stoke on Trent 5246724
Team Manager - ASC
Client Category: Local Authority

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