Group Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
up to £60,184 per annum
12 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
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Are you someone who shares our passion to make children's lives better?

Catherine Driscoll, Director of Children Families and Communities together with the rest of the Council's Strategic Leadership Team, are committed to putting in place the systems and processes needed to provide our teams with the support they need to be the best they can be.

With the appointment of Tina Russell, Assistant Director of Social Work Services and a highly committed and experienced senior management team we have built a strong and supportive leadership team with an unrelenting drive for improvement.

Our service improvement plan gives a clear commitment to ensuring that we have the right capacity, capability and corporate environment for our workforce to thrive and achieve and we have set high standards for social work practice to ensure our interventions make a positive different to the lives of the children and young people we work with.

Are you committed, resilient and ready for a challenging opportunity to join us on a journey to ensure that we provide the very best outcomes for the Children and Young People in Worcestershire?

Group Manager – Family Front Door

Working as an experienced manager at the Family Front Door, you will be part of a management team responsible for Contacts, Referral and Assessment Team.

Working in a multi-agency environment you will need to be able to demonstrate excellent partnership skills, as well as experience in the understanding of and applying thresholds.

You will have substantial management leadership experience, be confident and competent at making decisions to safeguard and protect children and have a track record of achieving significantly improved outcomes for children and young people.

Group Manager – Locality Safeguarding

Leading one of our Locality Safeguarding areas you will be responsible for Child Protection; Care Proceedings and Child In Need work.

As well as having substantial management leadership experience, you will have demonstrable skills, knowledge and experience in all areas of safeguarding. An understanding of what "good" looks like and how to achieve it is essential

What can Worcestershire offer you?

A basic salary of up to £60,184 per annum  


  • The technology and flexibility to work from home, in the office or from touch points across the county
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities. 
  • An allowance of up to £10,000 to eligible to recruits who need to move home as a result of accepting an appointment.  You can receive help towards removal expenses, legal fees, estate agents fees disturbance expenses and additional accommodation costs

So what next?

If you would like more information on these posts or just simply want to understand more about Worcestershire and our Childrens, Families and Communities Service, please contact:

Tina Russell – Assistant Director – Safeguarding Services Tel: 01905 846354 or email

Applications can be submitted online or by sending a copy of your up to date CV and an expression of interest detailing your skills, abilities, experience and achievements to date that make you a suitable candidate for the post.(2 sides A4 max) to

Closing Date: 19th August 2018

Interview Date: 31st August 2018

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