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Practice Manager - Cared for Children (LAC) - Tameside

Job Type:
Social Work
Looked After Children
Team Manager
North West
Tameside, Greater Manchester
£43 to £43 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £43 per hour
Job Ref:

Practice Manager - Cared for Children (LAC) - Tameside - £43 per hour

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for a Practice Manager (social work qualified) to join the Cared for Children (LAC) Team in Tameside.

The Cared for Children service consists of 3 individual teams (pods) which work together as an overall service. Discharge from care team is also part of this service. As a successful Practice Manager, you will be part of one of the teams consisting of 6 social workers and 1 Team Manager.

The service holds cases from 0-16 years old of all children who are subject to a care order and we are responsible for the care planning and permanence planning for these young people. Tameside work closely with their co-located safeguarding team & fostering service and have strong links with the leaving care service to whom cases are transferred when young people are 16 years old.

Benefits as a Practice Manager:

* Excellent opportunity to get into management
* Tameside offer a hybrid working model
* Free parking at the Denton Centre
* Guaranteed 2-week induction period when you start employment
* Access to ongoing training and developmental opportunities
* Chance to supervise and support staff

What will you be doing as a Practice Manager?

* You will have a small caseload of complex cases (maximum 10)
* Supervisory responsibility for one of the social workers.
* Supporting the team manager with case oversight, direction, and guidance.
* You will offer group supervision and assist in the authorisation of key documents completed by the social workers.
* Your team will be on a 3 weekly office duty rota
* Signs of Safety is their practice model, and you will be involved in embedding this within the service.
* Coaching and mentoring social workers on the team and be a good support to the team manager

Essential requirements of this Practice Manager role:

* Qualified Social Worker, with post qualified experience in Children's Services
* Social Work England Registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A full UK license holder

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01612387491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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