Service Manager Safeguarding

Posted 18 January 2024
Salary £54628 - £59825 per annum + benefits
LocationSouth Yorkshire
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 Locality service in South Yorkshire. This is a full-time, and permanent position with some hybrid working. The ideal Manager will have Significant Safeguarding experience.

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:

  • 26 days of Annual Leave (rising each year & opportunity to purchase more)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities for your CPD
  • Relocation package up to just under £7,500
  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • Government Pension scheme
  • Various discounts
  • Car scheme

Duties and Responsibilities for you as the Service Manager:

  • Staff Management & Training
  • Budget Management
  • Strategic Development
  • Working with the Signs of Safety approach
  • Reporting to the Assistant Director

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 Safeguarding/Child Protection/Child Sexual Exploitation
  • An excellent working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care

Location: South Yorkshire

Salary Scale: £54,628 - £59,825 + benefits (dependent on experience)

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

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny - 07587 031 098 or

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