Children's Social Work Manager

Herefordshire, West Midlands
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW352802_1553007802
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-19
  • Location: Herefordshire, West Midlands
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-18
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for a Children's Social Work Manager to join team within the Herefordshire area.

The purpose of the role is to manage an operational service area(s) to meet the identified needs of the Council and its customers.

The responsibilities of a Children's Social Work Manager includes:

  • Lead a team of social workers and senior practitioners in the delivery of a high quality service to achieve improved outcomes for children and young people by ensuring assessments, planning and provision of services are delivered based on professional, evidence based knowledge
  • To monitor and manage safe working practices for team, ensuring health and safety policies are followed and ensuring all work of the team is of a high standard and quality assured, to include involvement in supporting the audit framework
  • Lead and support the development of the workforce both through individual staff development and contributing to training programmes
  • Maintain the effective delivery of systems and processes to ensure the efficient management of the team, using analysis of data to inform service delivery
  • To ensure a robust approach is taken in regards to keeping accurate records of advice given and decision making
  • Oversee children, young people and their families are able to contribute to the planning of their care and are able to provide feedback on the service required whilst ensuring appropriate evidence-based risk management and decision making is in place
  • To take the lead for reviewing and developing policies and procedures

Requirements of a Children's Social Work Manager:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience of managing staff, budgets and service areas successfully in pursuit of challenging performance expectations
  • Track record of effective service delivery in a public service environment
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence

Salary: Up to £34.34 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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