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Service Manager - Support & Safeguarding

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Service Manager
East Midlands
£50,795 to £62,474 per annum
Salary Description:
£50795 - £62474 per annum
Job Ref:

Service Manager - Support & Safeguarding - Northamptonshire - £50,795 - £62,474 per annum

We are currently looking for a Service Manager (social work qualified) to join the Support & Safeguarding Team in Northamptonshire.

The successful Service Manager will provide leadership to their service, consisting of five safeguarding teams and have a particular interest in understanding and experience of Contextual Safeguarding at a strategic and operational level. The right Service Manager will have responsibility for the service plan to meet objectives and ensure performance targets are achieved.

Benefits of this Service Manager role:

* Excellent salary
* Generous annual leave entitlement
* Flexible working
* Relocation packages

The Service:

* Children's support and safeguarding teams complete work with children who are subject to child protection plans, child-in-need plans and Public Law Outline/initial care proceedings
* They also support multi-agency practice in completing pre-birth and parenting assessments and work with adolescents focusing on contextualised safeguarding
* Some packages of support will be led by social workers, others by lead professionals from across the service, including from CFN's partners
* The service wants good outcomes for young people and for them to be safe; adequately housed and supported (with their families wherever possible); physically and emotionally healthy and achieving good outcomes through education, training or employment.

Essential requirements of this Service Manager role:

* Social Work qualified
* Social Work England registered
* Previous experience of delivering service improvement and an excellent track record of achieving positive outcomes for children
* The legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email


Contact Details:
Tel: 020 3967 0932
Contact: Jamie McNabb

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