Service Manager-CIN-Surrey-upto 56k

  • £49000 - £56000 per annum
  • Posted: 07/09/2017
  • Surrey RH1 1YB Surrey
  • Job Ref: SMSYU12
  • Permanent

Job Details

Pertemps Managed Solutiions are currently working with Surrey as they are looking to recruit a Service Manager to lead their Intervention Team that is based in Redhill 

You will lead and manage a diverse team of Team Managers, Social Workers and Senior Family Support Workers supporting the delivery of a strong, child focused Children in Need Service. You will ensure consistency of practice, decision making, effective planning and innovation for and with children, leading a culture of professional curiosity, openness, honesty, humility and a drive to provide the best services and support for children. With your leadership, you will also ensure your team members are well equipped to succeed, ensuring their support and development remain key priorities. You will be a proactive part of the Senior Management Team in the South East Area overseeing social work practice from Assessment to Looked After Children. A key focus of the role will be to work with your Service Manager colleagues across the county to deliver a coherent and consistent offer to Children in Need and their
This role includes the management oversight and leadership of the exciting and innovative Social Work Academy Team based in the south east of Surrey. Supporting Social Workers in their first year of practice, you will work with the county’s Strategic Academy Manager and the Academy Team Managers to oversee Social Workers with a mixed caseload of child care practice and a coherent training and development programme.

You will need to possess and evidence leadership and management capability along with a significant background in social work. You will be able to combine detailed experience of social work with strong leadership, performance management and management competence in order to meet our statutory requirements.

Role Requirements

- That you hold either a first degree in social work approved by the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) or a previous qualification, e.g. the Diploma in Social Work (Dip SW) or CQSW
- Registered with HCPC
- A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.
- An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills.

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