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Young Futures

Residential Team Manager (Qualified Social Worker)

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£56,000 - £61,000

Posted Date

5 June 2023


Closing Date

13 June 2023

We are looking for a Qualified Social Worker, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, to lead a team of Practitioners in delivering outstanding services in our all-female therapeutic unit in SW8.

A good communicator, you will be confident, forward-thinking, passionate and authentic. You will also have applied knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance.

Residential Team Manager
Location: Yvonne House on Wandsworth Road (SW8 4TE) and office on Lambeth Walk (SE11 6EE)
Hours: Full-Time - (40hrs pw), working flexibly, including evenings and weekends
Salary: £56,000 - £61,000 + (incl. £2,000 on-call allowance) + benefits

We have a strong track record in providing excellent semi-independent provision to young people aged 16+, and in scoring outstandingly in all service reviews. Our plan is to offer the same outstanding quality to children aged 14-17 by registering with Ofsted.

Whilst we have a stunning, modern, purpose-built home, our greatest asset is our people. We have a can-do culture that drives good engagement, strong collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Do you have?

At least 5 years’ experience of social work in Children’s Services: including child protection, care proceedings and looked-after children, while undertaking the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families.
Experience of bringing together and co-ordinating the team around the child to ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to safeguarding, as well as Assessment, Planning, Implementation.
Ability to promote an inclusive culture of co-design that best enables young people to have their voices heard.
Passion matched with a commitment to making a difference to young people in care through kindness, collaboration, and creativity.
Strong values and a commitment to inclusion, diversity and equality.
The Level 5 Managers’ Diploma - if you do not hold this qualification then we will support you to achieve this within the timeframe set in the Children’s Homes Regulations.
Due to the setting and nature of our work, only women are eligible to apply for this role, under Section 7(2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

Salary & Benefits
We believe all staff should be paid well for work that delivers excellent services and changes the lives of young people in and leaving care.

As a result we offer:

Competitive Sector Salary (including options to flex working hours up or down) + Work Related Travel + Pension Contribution
Generous Annual Leave - 37 Days pro-rata, including Bank Holidays.
Wellbeing Budget (£25 per month for all staff to encourage self-care)
Monthly wellbeing time
Training and Support - online modules, group training and personal training budget
Line Management and Therapeutic 1:1 Supervision, and Therapeutic Group Supervision monthly
Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to Work Scheme

Apply by: 5pm Tuesday 13th June 2023
Interviews: From Thursday 15th June 2023
Start date: Mid/Late July 2023

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