Job Description

Practice manager required for a busy safeguarding team.

At least 5 years post qualifying and must have supervisory experience

Post Objectives

To support the Team Manager in improving the service delivery to children and young people and their families.

To provide mentoring, coaching, and co-working of complex cases with Social Workers.

To provide assistance and guidance to Social Workers in improving the quality of their written work.

To facilitate workshops and group work for Social Work staff to provide them the opportunity for reflection and improvement in quality of practice.

To contribute to overall strategic planning of the service and to the development of high quality services.

To assist the Management Team in developing the team to ensure that the functions of the Unit are carried out effectively and in accordance with legislation, regulations guidance, standards and local procedures and priorities.

To participate in the improvement of the service in light of service user views, performance data and stakeholders feedback in accordance with Best Value principles.

Management of People:

Support the development of the team in line with the service policy, procedures and guidelines.

To assist the Management of the team in implementing service’s Decision making policy.

To support the Management of the team in Exit interviews of staff.

To assist the Management of the team in addressing issues concerning staff welfare in accordance with Children’s Social Care practice and Council policies.

Comply with the Authority’s Health and Safety Regulations.

To assist the Team Management in ensuring induction of new staff joining the team.

To take an active role in Practice teaching and learning.

To provide models of excellent practice in the Service.

To assist the Management Team in ensuring that training and development needs of staff within the Team are evaluated and actioned in accordance with the Authority’s Employee Development/Progress Review Scheme and Training Calendar.

To assist the Management Team in ensuring that staffing practices of the Team are in accordance with Children’s Social Care procedures and practice and in accordance with statutory requirements.

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
  • 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 have available feel free to click the ‘Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**