Early Help & Prevention Service Manager

North London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW262768_1549982462
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-12
  • Location: North London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-13
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Service Manager to join their Early Help & Prevention Service within North London.

To take a leading role with the Head of Service in the continuous improvement of services based on effective analysis of risk and performance outcome measures and in consultation with users, and carers, as well as with other commissioners, and providers.

The responsibilities of a Service Manager includes:

  • To be responsible for effective management of Team Managers and other practice staff as required and to provide accountability for the delivery of services to children, young people and their families
  • Ensures that there is effective management of child care services, including judgement of risk to individual families and children, within the Service and across agencies. This may on occasion include managing staff in different locations
  • To manage staff from other disciplines and agencies as may be required as part of delivering multi-disciplinary services
  • To manage, develop and continuously review services for the client group in partnership with others, in order to promote the provision of good quality, best value services for local residents
  • Ensures that the high quality of work is maintained as a uniformly high standard and that team members' expertise and special skills are developed (through the use of supervision, appraisal and standard setting)
  • To be responsible where appropriate for the recruitment, selection, appointment, induction and probationary assessment of new staff, in accordance and council policy and procedures

Requirements of a Service Manager:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent management experience
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence

Salary: Up to £32.01 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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