Consultant Social Workers, Senior Practitioners, Service Managers, Team Managers

Salary £32,778 - £48,641 +£6,000+
Reference VR1049
Location North of London
Start date ASAP
Job Description

Purpose of role:

Responsibility for managing teams/services within Children’s Services and ensuring that children, young people, carers and families receive first class specialist assessments and timely support to meet their needs and identify and manage risk. Teams include: Children Looked After, Family Safeguarding, Assessment

Benefits/Useful Information:

  • Multi-disciplinary teams; children’s social workers, adult mental health workers, substance misuse workers and domestic abuse specialist
  • 12 miles from the Centre of London, population 1,100,000
  • Award winning council including Investors in People award, good training, including a Leadership Academy which identifies and supports future leaders with structured learning and development. This includes: workshops and masterclasses, mentoring, coaching and reflection via action learning sets. Includes strategic working, self-aware, value-based and critically reflective leadership, as well as critical thinking skills, complex decision-making and leading, motivating and inspiring social workers
  • Strong diverse economy with sectors represented: pharmaceuticals, space technology, engineering, financial services and telecommunications, film, media and creative industries
  • Relocation assistance of up to £6,000 (terms apply) and lease car


·         Substantial relevant experience in Safeguarding and children looked after in the UK

·         Experience of working successfully at a supervisory/managerial level to develop a high performing social work team, service manager requires budgeting experience

***Job descriptions and Person Specifications for each specific position are available***


Notes on remuneration:

+ up to £5,000 - £8,000 (depending on position) Market Force Payment + £1,000 Welcome * MFP is paid with salary and subject to income tax, it may be withdrawn, but is paid for hard-to-recruit-to jobs

Required Education Level Relevant approved social Work degree/qualification
Duration Permanent
Available Postions 5+
Company Name Jacaranda
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Next step:       

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Contact Phone 020 7193 0679
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