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Practice Manager - Children's Safeguarding Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Team Manager
East Midlands
£35 per hour
Job Ref:

Practice Manager - Children's Safeguarding Team – Northamptonshire - £35 per hour

An experience social work practice manager is required to manage a children’s safeguarding team in Daventry, Northamptonshire.

The successful practice manager will be joining a service of two Social Work teams which work very closely together to provide a joined-up service to the community.

Benefits of this Practice Manager - Children's Safeguarding Team role include:

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Advancement in career
  • Excellent Management opportunity
  • Laptop and phone provided
  • Stable Local Authority
  • Regular supervision
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Training opportunities 
  • Long term contract 

Duties as a Practice Manager:

  • Be one of four and will be managing a small group of social work staff, including qualified staff of varying levels of experience (also potentially a family support worker), who will be supporting children in need, children being protected, looked after children, and their families.
  • Ensuring that the staff are achieving their performance targets e.g. visiting and recording the visits in a timely manner, as well as undertaking direct work to obtain young people's wishes and feelings.
  • Regular supervision as well as informal discussions with your staff will be expected, and you will also be joining a friendly and supportive management group who work flexibly across the two teams that cover the locality.
  • Depending on the needs of the service, the Practice Manager may also be required to oversee or hold complex court cases. This will be offset by a reduction in supervisory responsibilities.

As a Practice Manager, you must have:

  • HCPC registration (Social Worker)
  • Post qualified experience
  • The legal right to work in the UK

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.

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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