View Vacancy -- Team Manager - Early Help
Haringey Council is transforming its Early Help services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. We are 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 who join us, do so as they see Haringey Council as 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.
Our service offers a great place to develop a career that creatively serves and develops Early Help to children, young people and their families. Currently, we are looking for a Team Leader to join our team and really make a difference in the local community.
- You will already have your HCPC qualification and have considerable experience of delivering excellence for families, children and young people
- Your line management skills will be fully utilised across all aspects of the role, from HR issues to coaching and mentoring, by leading from the front and developing a team to mirror your passion and drive in the service that you provide
- You will be a positive communicator who can collaborate, influence and challenge with excellent verbal and written skills.
- You will have sound knowledge of the research, legislation and statutory responsibilities that underpin Children's Social Care, and be able to work to a high standard, meet deadlines and contribute to a learning culture within your team.
- You will have a strong project management approach to activities with a high emphasis on quality
About the role
- As a Leader in Early Help, you will be responsible for establishing and embedding the delivery of quality early help assessments with an outcome focused support
- You’ll work with multi-agency teams, embedding whole family plans providing tailored, timely and sequential interventions
- Empower families by accessing services through calls, referral forms and accompaniment to appointments
- Ensure practitioners are empowered to challenge and support families to achieve their goals
- Provide professional expertise and guidance to Locality Managers and Senior Family Support Workers to set targets for Locality teams and team members
- Establish a team around the Family approach – with team members taking on the role of Lead Professional as required, and lead/challenge other professionals to deliver actions towards targeted outcomes
Closing Date for applications: 1st November 2020
This opportunity is closed to applications.