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Children in Care Practice Manager - Local Authority

  • Salary: £38864 - £43273 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 30-04-2020
  • Sector: Management, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006773_1588263374

A Local Authority are looking for a Practice Manager for their Children in Care team. This is a permanent position.

This Local Authority have made a number of changes as they are striving to be "Outstanding" rated. You will be experienced in ensuring that the welfare of Children & Young people is safeguarded, and you will be managing a busy team.

What is on offer for you:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 26 days of annual leave + public holidays (further gained with longer service)
  • The ability to purchase extra annual leave
  • Clear avenues for progression - renowned CPD programmes
  • A good life work life balance - agile working
  • A Local Authority Pension Plan
  • Various employee discounts
  • Other terrific benefits

Requirements for you:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Social Work England (formerly HCPC)
  • Significant experience within LAC, CIN, CP, Safeguarding or other related teams
  • Experience at a Senior Social Worker level or above
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care

Location: Northampton

Salary range: £37,000 - £40,864 dependent on experience & level

Closing Date: ASAP - Interview can be set up quickly

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work (as you are a Qualified Social Worker), get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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