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Practice Manager - Fostering Recruitment & Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Fostering, Children In Need
Assistant Team Manager, Team Manager
North West
£32 per hour
Job Ref:

Practice Manager - Fostering Recruitment & Assessment - Preston - £32p/h

We are currently looking to hire a practice manager for the fostering service's recruitment and assessment team based in Preston.

As an integrated part of service delivery, practice managers are responsible for the safe allocation of work; ensuring effective and analytical assessments are common practice within the teams whilst also driving the effective use of risk management and care planning procedures. 

Benefits of this Manager role:

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Unique role
  • Supportive team
  • CV enhancement 

As a Children's Practice Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing supervision, case direction and decision making for a small team of social workers and support workers within various children's social care teams
  • Allocating the workload
  • Quality assurance of cases and outcomes 
  • Ensuring the social work practice meets the needs of children
  • Contribute to a learning culture where staff development and learning is of high priority
  • Focusing on front line social work and providing a high quality service to any child, young person and family
You will need to have:

  • Current registration with the HCPC
  • Prior experience of providing supervision & QA
  • The legal right to work in the UK
  • Post-qualified experience

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  
  • 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 *

For more information please contact

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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