Job Description

Experienced practice manager needed to cover maternity leave on a Cared for Children team.

We are looking for an individual to provide leadership, motivation, nurturing and management of a Social Work team, ensuring the service provided is effective and makes a difference to children and young peoples’ lives. This includes:

• Ensuring that the social work team meet the statutory requirements in respect of cared for children and care leavers.
• Managing performance and quality assurance, resources and budgets (in collaboration with other key stakeholders).
• Ensuring adherence to and implementation of the Quality Assurance Framework, including ensuring that the relevant case audits are undertaken, staff and service user feedback is sought and acted upon.
• Provision of effective professional and practice supervision (including reflective supervision) and performance appraisal of staff.
• Performance management; ensuring that team members understand their contribution to improving performance.
• Ensuring effective assessment, risk management and cared for child care planning.
• Assisting team to access resources across Rochdale BC and with partner agencies to ensure delivery of services that promote positive outcomes for cared for children and care leavers.
• Develop productive relationships with peers, stakeholders and partners including schools

Rochdale’s cared for children service has a strong, stable management team who are very supportive, motivated and nurturing.
Dedicated Children’s Social Care offices that have child focused facilities.
Rochdale’s training offer is open to all agency staff
Based in the town centre – easy access to local car parks and shops.

Rochdale’s cared for children service has a strong, stable management team who are very supportive, motivated and nurturing.

Dedicated Children’s Social Care offices that have child focused facilities.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with Semester.co.uk:

  • 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
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Semester.co.uk have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**

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