Team Manager - Brokerage Accommodation Team

Farnham House, Stevenage
£46,845 - £49,866 pa + £4,000 annual market forces payment
24 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Team Manager - Brokerage Accommodation Team

Location: Farnham House, Stevenage

Salary Range: £46,845 - £49,866 pa + £4000 annual market forces payment

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent

You will manage a supportive and busy team dealing with a range of tasks to deliver high quality services to children and their families. You will require excellent communication skills, a good understanding of the needs of Looked after Children and families in need of support, budget management skills, an ability to work under pressure and challenge practice where appropriate both internally and with our external providers.

Management experience and a social work qualification are essential.

The job will require some travel so the postholder will need to hold a full driving license and on occasion use their own car for business purposes.

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for the delivery of brokerage services in line with Departmental Strategy to include:

  • Management of the Brokerage Accommodation Team
  • Placement planning activity
  • Monitoring financial spend
  • Funding agreements
  • Working with Providers to ensure children are receiving good quality care
  • Placement finding
  • Managing Placement Moves
  • Sourcing of support packages
  • Monitoring  of provider notifications /Ofsted reports and ensure any safeguarding issues are addressed with relevant parties

Closing Date: Thursday 3rd December 2020

Interview Date: Monday 14th December 2020

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