Social Work Manager

  • £39387 - £45409 per annum
  • Posted: 05/01/2017
  • Swindon
  • Job Ref: 723100334
  • Permanent

Job Details

Social Work Deputy Manager - Assessment & Child Protection

Salary of up to £45,049 per annum plus £1.500 Market Factor Supplement, and local government benefits.

A local authority based in Swindon have a permanent role available for a Social Work deputy Manager to join their Assessment and Child Protection team in Swindon.

As an Social Work Deputy Manager you will:

- Play a key role in the safeguarding of children in need, to ensure they receive a high quality effective and protective service
- Manage a team of around 6 social workers, under the guidance and support of the Team Manager
- Be responsible for ensuring the team undertake single assessments to establish the child's needs
- Ensure all plans made are followed through by colleagues in locality based teams and/or our early help services

Families using the service have a variety of complex needs that require an approach that is both holistic and that identifies achievable goals where progress can be made. This role would be ideal for a Senior practitioner/Experienced consultant wanting to develop their career and take the first step into management.

Social Work Deputy Manager Requirements:

- You will be a qualified Social Worker and hold HCPC registration
- Extensive experience of working in child care social work and previous experience of supervising/mentoring social workers or NQSW
- SW Degree, DipSW, CQSW, CSS or recognised equivalent and registered as a Social Worker with the HCPC
- Comprehensive knowledge of the related statutory regulations and guidance, plus other child care legislation relevant to the service area
- Flexibility and adaptability to the needs of the service are the key attributes needed for this role.

In return for working as a Social Work Deputy Manager you will receive a salary of up to £45,049 per annum plus a £1.500 market factor supplement, free parking and flexible working times

If you feel you have the qualifications and experience required for this role, please upload your CV directly to or give us a call on 01793 614420