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Practice Manager – Tameside – Cared for Children (LAC)

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for a Practice Manager (social work qualified) to join the Cared for Children (LAC) Team in Tameside.

The Cared for Children service consists of 3 individual teams (pods) which work together as an overall service. Discharge from care team is also part of this service. As a successful Practice Manager, you will be part of one of the teams consisting of 6 social workers and 1 Team Manager. 

The service holds cases from 0-16 years old of all children who are subject to a care order and we are responsible for the care planning and permanence planning for these young people. Tameside work closely with their co-located safeguarding team & fostering service and have strong links with the leaving care service to whom cases are transferred when young people are 16 years old.

Benefits as a Practice Manager:

  • Excellent opportunity to get into management
  • Tameside offer a hybrid working model
  • Free parking at the Denton Centre
  • Guaranteed 2-week induction period when you start employment
  • Access to ongoing training and developmental opportunities
  • Chance to supervise and support staff 

What will you be doing as a Practice Manager?

  • You will have a small caseload of complex cases (maximum 10)
  • Supervisory responsibility for one of the social workers.
  • Supporting the team manager with case oversight, direction, and guidance.
  • You will offer group supervision and assist in the authorisation of key documents completed by the social workers.
  • Your team will be on a 3 weekly office duty rota
  • Signs of Safety is their practice model, and you will be involved in embedding this within the service.
  • Coaching and mentoring social workers on the team and be a good support to the team manager

Essential requirements of this Practice Manager role:

  • Qualified Social Worker, with post qualified experience in Children’s Services
  • Social Work England Registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder

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 *

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.

Practice Manager – Tameside – Cared for Children (LAC)

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £43 - £43 phr
Type: Contract