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Tameside Council, Practice Manager Locality Teams

  • Location

    Tameside, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £36 per hour + Home working

  • Contact:

    Elliot Murphy

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Our Client Tameside Council are looking for a Practice Manager to manager their children's Locality Teams

Tameside CSC will be commencing a service redesign in September whereby the duty and safeguarding teams will become locality teams. Therefore the post holder will be responsible for managing 6 Social Workers in a pod within the designated locality. You will be responsible for management oversight of social workers caseload from initial referral through to care proceedings. The locality area is supported by two Team Managers who will have close oversight of care planning and proceedings.

The post holder would benefit from being experienced at both duty and safeguarding social work practice as you will be supporting social workers with diverse and complex caseloads. The post holder will need to be able to provide excellent level of support and supervision to staff and be able to work autonomously in managing their social work pod.

You will be providing support to ASYE social workers and be responsible for assessment of their skills development against the KSS.

You will have access to regular supervision and training within the Local Authority and will be able to actively contribute to and support the implementation and delivery of this new and exciting change to the service structure.

If this is something you feel you have the skillset for then get in contact with Elliot in the Social Care Team -

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