Childrens Team Manager [Rochdale] #0008C7A711

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

This is a really exciting time to join Rochdale.

The family support and protection service holds children and families from child in need to care proceedings. We currently have 8 Family Support and Protection Teams which are led by 2 heads of service and 2 service managers.

As a service, we are working towards a family safeguarding way of working. Teams will consist of 1 Practice Manager, 1 Advanced Practitioner, 5 Social Workers and 1 family support worker as well as support from drug, alcohol and domestic abuse services. Practice Managers are responsible for the direct supervision of Advanced Practitioners and Social Workers.

Agency Managers are treated no different to our permanent staff and will benefit from our training and development opportunities as well as our work life balance scheme.

2 years reference , gaps in employment history checked, any relevant qualifications as per JDPS

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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