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Service Manager – West Midlands – Family Assessment Centre

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for a Service Manager to join a busy Family Assessment Centre Team based in the West Midlands.

What’s in it for you as a Service Manager?

  • Excellent starting salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Private medical insurance after 1 years’ employment
  • Progression and development opportunities

Your main responsibilities as a Service Manager:

  • To have a detailed oversight of the families undertaking assessment from beginning to end, ensuring from the outset that the Team/Case Manager with their Linkworkers, has a clear risk assessment, plan of work and structure to how the assessment will be undertaken.
  • To audit files regularly prior to supervision sessions to ensure we are meeting the regulatory requirements of Ofsted, along with meeting the required standards set by Dudley Lodge
  • To quality assure reports, managing to effectively oversee multiple cases and challenge recommendations, ensuring evidence is robust and fair and decisions are made in the best interest of the children.
  • To promote continuous risk assessment of families, ensuring timely adjustments to supervision levels and appropriately matched styles of supervision and monitoring.
  • To ensure high quality sessional inputs that demonstrates thorough analysis and depth. To provide Team/Case Managers with support and coaching and clear/direct feedback to continuously develop their assessment skills.
  • To attend a range of assessment meetings to enable quality assurance and insight.
  • To support and coach the Team/Case Managers on all aspects of assessments including: Report writing, professional relationships, disguised compliance, risk assessment, Court skills, and to work with the Training Manager to support post-training implementation.

What we are looking for in a Service Manager:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work


Service Manager – West Midlands – Family Assessment Centre

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £49,853 - £54,512 pa
Type: Permanent