Are you an experienced Social Worker working with Children?

Do you have management experience? Yes? Do you have a passion for leading a team?

Randstad are recruiting for an experienced Deputy Team Manager to join Bolton’s Council Looked After Children team. This is a full time role and the post-holder can expect an amazing pay rate of £40 per hour.


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Weekly pay
  • One committed and dedicated point of contact
  • An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us (T&Cs apply)
  • A full range of free training available
  • Free onsite parking available
  • Responsibilities:

  • This is a busy and dynamic team offering a statutory service to Looked After Children, Care Leavers and Homeless Young People; some of whom will have very complex needs.
  • Work with Young People from the age of 16 potentially up to 25 helping them to develop their Pathway into independence.
  • To assist the Team Manager, Leaving Care in managing the performance and day to day duties of Leaving Care work, including monitoring of homelessness and duty referrals and allocation of work.
  • To contribute to the development, monitoring, and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of Leaving Care services.
  • To assist the Team Manager in ensuring that the work of the team is allocated and to contribute towards the overall management, including financial management, of the team’s workload, through on-going review of casework and duty demands.
  • To enable staff and support staff in reaching decisions.
  • Candidate must provide evidence/experience of following in order to support the Team Manager with performance and development of the LCT.
  • Good knowledge of children’s services legislation.
  • Audit files and case allocation , including duty referrals.
  • Finance and budget monitoring.
  • To assist in the management of effective social work interventions.
  • To contribute to the procedures of the disciplinary process.
  • To chair and facilitate meetings and participate in decision making forums.
  • To support and supervise students in placement.
  • Customer Care.
  • Promoting equality and diversity.
  • Requirements:

  • Social Work England registered
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Social Work Degree
  • Proven management experience
  • Min 5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience:

  • Children
  • If you have any further questions, or wish to apply for this role then please contact Hannah on 0330 024 8775 otherwise Apply Below and I will be in touch soon.

    Are you thinking about a change in your career but not sure about this role? Whether you are an existing candidate, new to the locum market and are exploring some options or looking for a new permanent role, we have several exciting opportunities with competitive pay & flexibility. If you wish to discuss this further please call 0330 024 8775 and we would be happy to have a confidential discussion.

    Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

    Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.