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Service Manager Child Protection

  • Job reference: 0420122019
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Luton Council have an opening role for Locum Service Manager- Child Protection to cover sickness HCPC registered!!

To achieve good outcomes for children and young people by delivering high quality front-line assessment, children protection and intervention services across the borough.
To co-ordinate integrated working including co-ordinate work across the interface with Prevention and Early intervention Services.

To take responsibility for leading on the development of partnership work across the statutory and voluntary sector to ensure secure child protection services.

To hold professionals to account across education, social care, health and other services to ensure child protection services meet statutory requirements and best practice.

To take a strategic lead in ensuring sound decision-making and care planning for children.
To contribute to the overall management of the Children and Learning Department through membership of the Service's management team and represent the Service, Department and wider Children's Services in regional and national work related to children and young people in care and care leavers.

Substantial management experience of children's safeguarding services including policy/strategy development and implementation. Substantial experience of managing significant budgets and diverse funding streams

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Louise Rutter at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working with Service care solutions
Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.