Service Manager

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary £55485 - £67784 per annum + benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameJamil Olweny

Job description

A Local Authority is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to be a Service Manager for their Duty & Assessment team in Northamptonshire. This position is a full-time and permanent.

Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK. This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK and Social Work degree

Benefits for you as the Service Manager:

  • Training & Development opportunities
  • 28 days of annual leave + public holidays (rising with service)
  • Ability to purchase extra annual leave
  • Government pension scheme
  • Social Work England registration paid
  • Relocation package up to £8,000
  • Various discounts
  • Additional benefits

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Service Manager:

  • Staff Management
  • Staff Training
  • Strategic Development
  • Working with the Signs of Safety approach
  • Reporting to the Head of Service

Requirements for you as the Service Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Significant Management experience
  • Significant experience within Duty & Assessment/Safeguarding/First Response
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care

Please note: Interviews can be held prior to the closing date so if you are interested, please get in contact ASAP in order to not miss out on the opportunity

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary Scale: £55,485 + £67,784 benefits dependent on experience

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny - 07587031098 or

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