Service Manager - Assessment - North London - £52,092 - £57,492 + benefits
Our Client in North London has an exclusive role for a Service Manager to join their Assessment team. They are looking for a Service Manager to manage and develop the Assessment service that provides short term statutory child protection. The council has been on a significant journey of improvement, with ambition to enable every child and young person to have the best start in life. Our client are committed to the "signs of safety" and they need exceptional leaders who are committed to embedding this model of working and understand that good quality social work engagement can make a difference for children, young people and their families with whom they are working.
- Generous Annual Leave
- Flexible working
- Flexible retirement
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Generous annual leave
- Learning and development courses at work, including workshops and courses
About the role:
- To take a leading role with the Head of Service in the continuous improvement of services based on effective analysis of risk and performance outcome measures and in consultation with users, and carers, as well as with other commissioners, and providers.
- To ensure that the operational responsibilities of the service area function smoothly and to a high standard; that practitioners are supported and enabled to deliver high quality services and that supervision, team meetings and other service essentials work consistently well.
- Manage field social work, provided to children and families and the associated resources. To ensure that children in need, children in need of protection and children looked after by the Council receive a high quality assessment and service provision in keeping with professional standards of good practice, legislation, regulations and guidance.
- Develop relevant, effective and easily accessible services, working in close partnership with schools, community health facilities and the voluntary sector to provide support services through a wide range of venues. To be responsible for children with a child protection plan and for decision making about their safety and welfare.
- To deputise for the Head of Service as and when required.
- Post-qualified experience in a similar setting
- HCPC registered
- Social Work degree
If you are interested in this exclusive role and would like to know more or apply, please contact Nina Brun on 0207 046 6215 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org