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Group Manager Corporate Parenting & Services

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children With Disabilities
Seniority:
Team Manager
Region:
Isle of Man
Location:
Isle of Man
Salary:
£50 per hour
Posted:
25/03/2021
Job Ref:
LT-GMCPS

Group Manager Corporate Parenting & Services to Children with Disabilities – Isle of Man - £50 per hour

A Group Manager (Social Work qualified) is required to join our client in the Isle of Man. The successful candidate will become Group Manager of Corporate Parenting & Services to Children with Disabilities. You will provide leadership, supervision and professional support to the Managers of the Family Placement Service, Children with Disabilities Service and two Registered Managers, of two specialist resource centres for children with disabilities.

The role of Group Manager will collaborate with other key professionals to achieve high standards of corporate parenting, and timely care planning early permanence decisions for children.

The benefits of this Group Manager role:

  • £50 per hour pay rate
  • Highly supportive team and management
  • Relevant training and development

Duties as Group Manager:

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements for the registered providers of services
  • Work closely with externally contracted providers of residential children’s homes and
    achieve high quality services to children and young people and their families using the Services
  • The role will collaborate with other key professionals to achieve high standards of corporate parenting and timely care planning early permanence decisions for children
  • The successful Group Manager will report to the Practice Director for Children and Families Service
  • To provide leadership, supervision and professional support to the Managers of the Family
    Placement Service, Children with Disabilities Service and two Registered Managers of two
    specialist resource centres for children with disabilities
  • Act as the nominated Agency Decision Maker (ADM) for the Service
  • Strategically lead on the local growth of sufficiency of family placements
  • Work closely with contracted partners to ensure sufficiency of residential provision
  • Ensure compliance across all services with regulatory requirements and legal standards
  • To provide leadership to ensure corporate parenting principles are being actively complied
    with and achieving good outcomes for the cohort of looked after children and young people
  • Be accountable for ensuring that necessary data is maintained for monitoring and reporting
    on performance of the service, producing reports for senior managers and the Corporate
    Parenting Board, and lead any service improvement requirements.
  • To ensure that the work undertaken by staff meets evidence based and best practice,
    meeting high professional standards

Essential requirements of this Group Manager role:

  • Social Work qualified
  • Social Work England registration, and the legal right to work in the UK
  • Management qualification award
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Extensive management experience in a statutory social care setting related to looked after children
  • Proven track record of development of policy and practice in relation to placements for children, recruitment of carers and children homes regulations

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
  • Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
  • 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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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

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Contact Details:
Tel: 07535720012
Contact: Lewis Taylor

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