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Children Social Work Practise Manager Medway Council Kent

  • Job reference: JN MDYPM
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Practise Manager to work within a local authority Children Services with Medway Council.

Purpose of the role.

Our client is looking to employ a Practice Manager with considerable experience in supervising and supporting experienced and newly qualified social workers (ASYE). The services provides high quality casework to children and families that comply with legislation, guidance and local polices and procedures, and achieve positive outcomes; in addition they need to have sound knowledge and experience in working with children and their families under the Child in need, Child protection and children looked after procedure as well as experience in working with families under Public Law outline and care proceedings.

Job Description.

1.To actively promote the Council's Equal Opportunity Policy and Diversity Strategy and observe the standard of conduct, which prevents discrimination taking place.

2.To maintain awareness of and commitment to the Council's Equal Opportunity Policies in relation to both employment and service delivery.

3.To ensure full compliance with health and safety legislation, including the Health& Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Councils Health and Safety Policy and Manual and all locally agreed safe methods of work.

4.To work with colleagues to achieve service plan objectives/targets.

5.To participate in Employee Development Scheme/Appraisals and contribute to the identification of your own and team development needs

6.At the discretion of the Head of Service, such other activities as may from time to time is agreed, consistent with the nature of the job described above.

For this position you must have:
*a degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration
*Have practised at a Senior Level in Social Work.

Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:
*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call John at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role and they are placed into work you receive £250 once their probationary period has been completed.