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Practice Manager - Family Support and Protection - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, Family Support
Team Manager
South East
West Sussex
£48,399 per annum
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Practice Manager - Family Support and Protection - Permanent - West Sussex - up to £48,399p/a

We are currently looking to recruit a practice manager for a family support and protection team in the West Sussex area. The team works with longer term children in need as well as children subject to child protection plans and PLO processes.

You will need to use signs of safety as your core practice framework, underpinning this with your knowledge of attachment and developmental trauma; our client ensures that all of our social workers and managers receive extensive training in this area. 

In this role, you will have experienced people around you and have a supportive senior leadership team. There is good access to administrative support and reflective supervision.

Benefits of this Manager role:

  • Market forces payment (amount dependent on experience)
  • £3,000 Annual Retention Bonus
  • Relocation packages
  • Local government pension scheme
  • CPD and training (minimum of 5 days per year)
  • Access to excellent learning and development provision
  • Flexible working
  • Generous holiday package (including the ability to buy additional leave)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Up to 15% discounts on rail fare and discounted season tickets on bus fares
  • Interest-free loan to purchase a season ticket
  • Discounts and offers on travel, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities, high street vouchers and reloadable cards

As a Practice Manager, you will be:

  • Managing a small team within a specialist area
  • Dealing with complex family dynamics and high levels of risk
  • Partnering with a range of agencies
  • Providing expertise and guidance to colleagues
  • Ensuring that families get the interventions and support they need
  • Responsible for motivating the small group of social workers and other staff
  • Providing expert mentoring /coaching
  • Supporting the development of reflective and relationship based practice

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience of providing supervision
  • A social work qualification
  • Strong, statutory experience
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

For more information about this role please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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