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Service Manager IRO/CP Chair

Liquid Personnel are currently looking for an experienced Social Work Service Manager to join the Quality Assurance team in Slough.
Slough is one of the most diverse places in the country outside of London and a great place to live or work. In fact, it’s the best place to live or work according to a survey by Glassdoor. Pleasant environments, above average salaries and a lower cost of living, mean an increased quality of life for employees. We’re also one of the most accessible places to be, nestled on the corner of the M25, M4 and M40, and less than 20 minutes by train to Central London.
Your benefits as a Social Work Service Manager:

  • Generous annual leave
  • An excellent salary
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Being part of one of the most ethnically diverse authorities in England
  • Agile working supported by technology
  • Flexible working policies
  • Friendly working environment and great colleagues.

About the role of a Social Work Service Manager:

As a member of the Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Service, you will provide an independent (of case management), high quality service for children subject to child protection plans and for children and young people looked after (CLA).

You will contribute to the evaluation and quality assurance of Slough Children First (SCF) in the delivery of its child protection and looked after children services and will alert senior managers to service successes and failures.

As a qualified social worker with significant management experience, you will lead a team of IRO’s and CP Chairs, contributing to our ongoing development as we strive to deliver high quality support to children and families; and you will play a key role working alongside the Slough Safeguarding Partnership to improve the quality of multi-agency input to child protection conference and CLA review processes.

Essential requirements of this Social Work Service Manager role:

  • 5 years management experience in Qualified Childrens services setting
  • Experience in managing complex workloads, setting priorities, and delivering to challenging performance targets
  • Demonstrate expertise in leading, managing, and coaching staff in children’s social care teams, as well as a track record of effective partnership and inter-agency work
  • Social Work qualified, with valid Social Work England registration

If this sounds like it could be the right role for you then please contact Mozz Radwan on 02038573486 or

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List. 

Service Manager IRO/CP Chair

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Slough
Salary: £57,940 - £63,616
Type: Permanent