Service Manager

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £50 - £53 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Rochdale Council, is looking for a Service Manager to join their Family support and Protection Service.

The Family Support and Protection Service is currently looking for an experienced service manager in child protection and care proceedings work. As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of family support and protection service in accordance with Council policies, procedures, and national service standards.

What will you be doing as a Service Manager:

  • You will assist the Head of Service, with the development and delivery of the family Support and Protection service and contribute to all service and development planning.
  • You will lead on a number of thematic areas within the service area providing specialist knowledge and skills within CIN, Child Protection and care proceedings work.
  • You will work alongside the current service manager to deliver operational support to the teams you are responsible for including quality assuring the teams.
  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the Service in accordance with Council policies, procedures, and national service standards.
  • You will deputise for the Head of Service and represent the service at external meetings as and when required.
  • You will attend meetings of the Family Support and Protection Service Management Boards where appropriate, the Local safeguarding board and present on areas of work as and when required.

Essential requirements of this role:

  • A degree level and/ or professional qualification in a relevant discipline Social Work, Education and evidence of continuing professional development
  • At least 4 years post qualification experience of working within a Child protection and Court setting.
  • At least 2 years post qualification management experience within a Child Protection and Court setting
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.