Team Manager

Job Details

Barnet council have a new exciting role out as a team manager this post will be managing a specialist Autism team within a children’s disability service. Must have experience of working in children’s disability.

This role is also hybrid: 1-2 days in office a week!

some responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for receiving, assessing, allocating, reviewing and closing
    cases. To keep abreast of developments in all the cases covered by the team.
  • To assess the level of risk and/or service to be offered to users, ensuring that
    the highest priority work is allocated and that the safety and wellbeing of the
    child is secured. This includes making decisions about the immediate safety
    of children at risk of significant harm.
  • To provide professional supervision to members of the team.
  • To think creatively and imaginatively in order to solve complex professional
    problems concerning individual children, their families and other carers.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant statutory
    and independent sector agencies e.g. teachers, doctors, psychiatrists, health
    visitors, police officers, requiring the capacity to advice and influence as
  • To chair or participate in reviews and meetings attended by users as well as
    by colleagues and representatives of other agencies, as above. Also to
    represent the Family Service and the wider Children’s Service at meetings
    both within and outside the Council.
  • To provide information, including written reports, to ensure effective service
    delivery and to influence strategy development
  • To take lead responsibility for the development and ongoing implementation
    of children’s plans within the relevant service area.

Payrate: £43.01 umbrella