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Practice Manager - Children''s Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: £38 - £39 per hour
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Date posted: 08-10-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006677_1570549478

Medway Council are currently looking for experienced Social Worker Practice Manager to join their Children's Safeguarding Team. Supervising both experienced Social Workers as well as newly qualified, you will be in overall responsibility of the day to day running of the team.

You will be running a POD of Social Workers who will provide direct intervention and safeguarding to children in need or in need of protection. You will be able to support your team by offering advise on complex issues, providing supervision and development as well as reporting to higher management.

As this is an office-based role it is easily accessible via direct over ground South-eastern train links, as well as the M2, M20 and A2 via car.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous Supervision / Management experience
  • Previous experience within a Safeguarding Team
  • Strong independent decision-making skills and legislation knowledge
  • Strong court experience
  • Ability to make sure a team can work to given timeframes

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance within a 9-5 office-based role
  • Onsite parking
  • 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 £39 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.

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