Service Manager

Posted 15 May 2023
Salary Up to £500 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameJoseph Servaes

Job description

A Local Authority in Hertfordshire is looking for a Service Manager within Childrens Social Work to join their Safeguarding Team on a locum basis, offering a competitive pay rate of up to £500 per day.

Benefits for you as a Service Manager:

  • A competitive pay rate of up to £500 per
  • Flexible Hybrid Working
  • Additional benefits

Responsibilities of you as a Service Manager:

  • The Hertfordshire Family Safeguarding (HFS) model of practice is an innovative child protection model developed in Hertfordshire, effective in keeping more children safely within their families and helping parents to achieve lasting change.
  • With a multidisciplinary teams approach, using motivational interviewing, we take a holistic view to the help and support required by a family to improve the lives of children and young people, working with families to address the challenges they are experiencing.
  • The overall aim is to bring about long-term change within families which is driven by the parents themselves and is therefore likely to be more sustainable.
  • We are a service motivated by and dedicated to continuously improving social work practice.
  • We aim to support individuals to be an influential and active member of their community by promoting true citizenship.
  • You will be responsible for a number of Family Safeguarding Teams, with direct line management of Team Managers.
  • You will provide expert advice and guidance in relation to decision making and care planning for children supported by Child In Need plans, Child Protection Plans and families within Care proceedings.

Requirements of you as a Service Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience in Management

Charles Hunter Associates are the UK's leading specialist Social Work recruitment agency with years of experience in the Social Work sector.

If you are interested in this role APPLY NOW by following instruction on this website, or by contacting Joseph Servaes at / 07533040465.

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are interested in another role, don't hesitate to contact me as I have Social Worker roles of all levels across London, Southeast and Southwest.

We also offer a referral bonus of £250 so if you know anyone who may be interested, please get in touch.