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Principal Practice Tutor

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Social Worker
West Midlands
Birmingham, West Midlands
£53,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £53000 per annum
Job Ref:

Principal Practice Tutor - Birmingham, West Midlands - £53,000 per annum

Liquid Personnel have recently partnered with a private organisation, to provide an experienced manager to work in an education setting.

This is an exciting role for someone who wishes to combine management and leadership responsibilities whilst keeping a close connection to the work of their team by working directly with participants on the Social Work programme. You will join a team of of individuals who provide programme leadership and team management that is central to effective delivery of the programme. You will ensure a high quality teaching experience, resolve escalated participant issues and support Consultant Social Workers to provide an excellent practice learning experience to participants.

Benefits as a Principal Practice Tutor:

* Flexible working hours
* Competitive pension employer contribution
* 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + office closes from 25 Dec to 1 Jan
* Buy or sell up to five days annual leave a year
* Interest free loan for season ticket
* Personal coaching and mentoring
* Cycle loan scheme
* Volunteering days
* Employee assistance programme

Responsibilities as a Principal Practice Tutor:

* Line manage a team of Practice Tutors. Provide guidance and set clear expectations of the work and the behaviors required within a culture of freedom and responsibility
* Undertake frequent observations of Practice Tutors, sample marking and use other quality assurance approaches to develop your team in line with agreed quality standards
* Establish a supportive and containing rhythm of one-to-one and team meetings that ensures the team are well informed and have opportunities to work through dilemmas
* Find practical ways to join up information sharing from your Practice Tutors with the relevant Partnership Managers
* Ensure high quality communication across teams and with participants, and information is recorded accurately
* Deputise for Heads of Delivery when needed, particularly in relation to programme delivery and quality assurance

The role comprises of 6 core areas of responsibility:

* Programme leadership and team management
* Resolve escalated participant issues
* Practice learning of participants
* Consultant Social Workers
* Teaching
* Supporting wider organisational objectives


* An experienced manager across children's services (5 years +)
* Have a degree or equivalent in social worker
* Previous experience working at team manager or service manager level
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Full UK licence holder

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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