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Therapist (2200)

Therapist (2200)

Posted 30 May by Core Assets Featured Ended

ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED Therapy Team Manager looking for a new challenge?

Core Assets Children’s Services are looking for a Team Manager to support the continued development of a therapy service, making a real difference to the lives of Children, Young People and Families by:

  • Leading and managing a designated team of people working with service users to provide all required Children’s Services activities and practices to the agreed standards; collaborating with other colleagues in the Locality as necessary
  • Raising awareness of the Company and its work within the Locality to commissioners, external partners and supporters as part of the Locality management team.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Leading a team of staff and sessional workers in developing and maintaining effective practice and delivery of services to children, young people and families

  • Completing all management procedures and routines for each member of the team in line with HR Policies in order to maintain individual and team capability and motivation

  • To plan and delegate the allocation of workload and resources within area of responsibility ensuring oversight of all case work and activities is maintained at all times

  • Oversight and control of Service User Recording in the team to ensure it is undertaken in accordance with Company policies and procedures and to the satisfaction of Commissioners and all relevant external authorities

  • To support CSM or equivalent in the provision of performance management data and reporting to internal and external stakeholders as required.

  • To support CSM or equivalent in representing the Company with stakeholders and commissioners, as required, in order to influence local practice and provision of support to children, young people and families.

  • To maintain active engagement on all Safeguarding matters so that issues are dealt with in the interests of the child, in a compliant and professional manner, with appropriate escalation to, and involvement of, senior management and external agencies in line with Company’s Safeguarding Policy.

  • To maintain and develop staff competence in their activities by keeping them up to date with relevant developments in social care, education, health and other relevant legislation, and all relevant internal policies and procedures

Key Activities:

Quality of Practice

  • Involvement directly in casework - and in supporting others in professional practice - as required by the needs of an individual case or situation and the identified support, management and/or learning needs of staff in the team

  • Provide regular supervision to practitioners to explore relationships and the impact on children, young people and/or families.

  • To support CSM or equivalent with insights into practice in order to provide input, expertise and knowledge to encourage sharing of best practice more widely

  • To support CSM or equivalent, if and when required, by contributing expertise on practice to writing of tenders for work in collaboration with Business Development colleagues

This is a full time, permanent role based from our office in Liverpool, but with an expectation to work predominantly across the Cheshire West and Chester locality.

Core Assets Children’s Services is committed to equality in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunities employer. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification. Please be aware we do not work with Recruitment Agencies.

Reference: 34857547

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