The Assessment Service consists of 1 No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) team and 4 Assessment teams, each led by a Team Manager managing up to 6 social workers.

The MASH service consists of 3 teams each led by a Team Manager, managing up to 4 social workers.

As part of this position, you will:

  • Ensure that social workers are well supported to do the task that they need to do to safeguard and promote the health and well-being of the children and young people of Haringey.
  • Complete comprehensive Child and Family Assessment that identify plans to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people.
  • Initiate Child Protection and Children in Need plans, as well as initiate proceedings in family courts when required.

Skills and Experiences

The Assessment Service consists of 1 No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) team and 4 Assessment teams, each led by a Team Manager managing up to 6 social workers. 

The MASH service consists of 3 teams each led by a Team Manager, managing up to 4 social workers. 

As part of this position, you will:

  • Ensure that social workers are well supported to do the task that they need to do to safeguard and promote the health and well-being of the children and young people of Haringey.
  • Complete comprehensive Child and Family Assessment that identify plans to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people.
  • Initiate Child Protection and Children in Need plans, as well as initiate proceedings in family courts when required. 

About You:

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the work allocated to your team, ensuring that this is completed to the highest standards and with the child’s welfare central to decision making, and as a Team Manager, you will be a strong leader who demonstrates good quality management oversight. You should:

  • Have a relevant social work qualification
  • Have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, preferably in a similar setting.
  • Previous Social Worker management experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrate strong management and communication skills.
  • Have the ability to take responsibility for managing an individual caseload, having regard to the relative needs of all service users whilst ensuring an effective us of time and resources. 

Benefits

As an employer of choice, Haringey Council offers an extensive benefits package including recruitment and retention bonuses, excellent pension scheme and continued professional development. For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit: 

https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service