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Locum Unit Manager- Social Care

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Industry: Social Care

Company: Eden Brown

Location: London

Salary: £30.00 - £32.00/hour

Locum Unit Manager- Social CareDescription: This role directly manages and supervises; 2 Social Workers, a Fostering Liaison Officer as well as a pool of independent assessors. Main duties; Co-ordinate the allocation of assessors to carry out Form F and Form C Assessment's. Carry out Transfer Protocol Meetings Full fill the marketing and recruitment strategy plan for 14/15 Oversee the training programme for foster carers Co-ordinate the presentation of cases to panel Act as Panel Advisor Update and Issue Rotas for fostering out of hour's support. To contribute to the development, introduction and delivery of an engagement strategy for the area of responsibility. Strategy and Culture *the identification of critical partners in the department, Council, wider professional network, community and parents *setting in place specific operational engagement arrangements with partners for the Unit that will promote good outcomes; this will include the Placements' Unit to maximise the use of available fostering capacity and the development of creative wrap-around support arrangements for Croydon foster carers *creating an outward-looking culture and preventing "silo" thinking and behaviour. *arrangements for regular contact by the Unit Manager and social workers with foster carers, parents, carers, young people and children for the purposes of quality assurance and feedback *promoting co-location and joint practice models e.g. shadowing, "embedding" of staff in partner services. *To use the findings from the quality assurance framework to drive continuous practice improvement in the Unit. *To manage and contribute to projects that deliver service improvement, working to recognised project management principles and methods. Your expert recruitment consultant is Lesa Lynch, call today on (Apply online only) or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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