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Area Manager - Children's Safeguarding Teams

  • Salary: Up to £45 per hour
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Date posted: 03-07-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00005978_1562159864

Area Manager - Children's Safeguarding Team

Medway Council are currently looking for experienced Locum Area Manager to working within their Children's Social Work Safeguarding division. The role would be similar to a Service Management position, covering the management of the 4 different Localities Safeguarding Social Work Teams.

Working Directly with Practice Managers as well as Social Workers, this role is integral in the day to day running of the service, as well as long term improvement plans. You would maintain operational oversight of all teams making sure staffing levels are met, budgets are managed, and the workload is being dealt with efficiently.

The office is easily access via the M25, M2 and A2, they are also able to offer flexibility in home working.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience within Management / Service Management
  • Strong independent decision-making skills and legislation knowledge
  • Strong experience within Children's Safeguarding Teams
  • Proven track record of being able to work to, and meeting, strict timescales in a calm and professional manner.
  • Strong and stable work history

What do you get?

  • Onsite parking
  • Flexibility with home working
  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres, sporting venues, and parks
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying up to £45 ph

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555.