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Service Manager - Safeguarding and Family Support Service

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03297
  • Published: Fri 09/08/2019, 9:52 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/09/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £50280 - £62991 per annum + £2,774 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

The role Service Manager: Safeguarding and Family Support Service. Southwark Council is recruiting a Service Manager to lead a team within the Safeguarding and Family Support Service working with partners towards an excellent service for all vulnerable children, young people and their family in Southwark. This is a fantastic opportunity for an amazing, passionate Social Worker Manager to lead social work practice with children and families. As a member of the management team in our Safeguarding and Family Support Service based in Peckham, you will work with the Head of Service to provide leadership to your groups and ensure the practice system enables excellent work with families. This service works with children through Child in Need, Child Protection and legal proceedings; you will need to have evidenced experience in these areas of practice. You will have managed operational teams within children's social care and have a genuine commitment to the provision of high quality services for our children and young people to enable high quality assessments and interventions with children and families. You will work closely with colleagues and partners to embed systemic approaches to practice to meet or exceed professional standards and targets. In Southwark practitioners, managers and families benefit from an embedded in-house Clinical Service and an in-house Family Group Conference Service. We are looking for a flexible and resourceful person to work alongside the Head of Service to set objectives, develop plans and allocate resources, in order to achieve demonstrably improved outcomes for families. This role requires a visible leader with high expectations, a results-focused approach which is supported by well-developed analytical planning, excellent practice knowledge and strong organisational skills; all of which will be used to best effect in helping to instill a reflective, restorative and open culture where there is an environment of high support but also high challenge. A commitment to systemic ways of working, restorative approaches and freeing practitioners to spend their time with children and their families is vital. We are looking for a creative and experienced leader with the drive, resilience and creativity to help lead and co-design a busy, fast paced service within a high performing inner London borough who have for over a decade consistently been judged by OFSTED to be good. If you would like to have an informal discussion with the Head of Service about this exciting role please contact mailto: Our Offer: * Substantial training and development is provided. * Dedicated specialist administrative support and modern technology including i-phone devices for all social work staff and tablet use when needed. * A salary range of to £50,280 to £62,991 with benefits package inc JNC Benefit of £2774.00 per year Recruitment timetable Closing date - 8th September 2019 Assessment and Interview - 18th September

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03297
  • Published: Fri 09/08/2019, 9:52 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/09/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £50280 - £62991 per annum + £2,774 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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