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Practice Lead Looked after Children and leaving care

  • Job reference: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Newham, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Newham County council have an opening for a Practice manager for Leaving care and looked after children Team.

Newham Children and Young People's Services are currently undertaking an exciting transformation programme to create integrated Early Help and Safeguarding services for our children, young people and families.
Overall purpose of the job.
*To provide leadership and be accountable for the performance and quality of work within a single social work team.
*To ensure that children and families referred to the team are provided with appropriate assessments and plans relevant to their needs.
*Directly contribute to improving the resilience and independence of Newham's children, young people and their families

Our offer
*Innovation: Bespoke, new, intermediate level systemic practice training as part of New day, Newham's social care innovation programme - see attached flyer for more info. And a chance to be part of our improvement journey.
*Genuine management support: Low supervisor/supervisee ratios. Practice Leaders are provided with accredited training in systemic supervision from the Institute of Family Therapy to ensure high quality supervision is delivered as standard. Access to mentoring and consultation from trained family therapists. Strong culture of practice education and support for ASYEs.
*Learning & Development: Access to one-to-one coaching and wider workforce development package to enhance your skills. Clear competency and career progression framework. Access to smart technology and flexible working. Opportunities to qualify in post-graduate qualifications in systemic practice.


Service Care solutions will also offer £250 if you are successfully placed into this role

How to apply?
Contact Louise @ Service care solutions 01772 208964 or alternatively email louise.rutter@servicecare.org.uk