Managing Practitioner Looked After Children

Nelson House, Hereford
03 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
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Hours: 37
Location: Nelson House
Cloisng date: 24/10/2018

Passionate about giving children and young people a great start in life?

Our priority in Herefordshire is to keep children safe and give them a great start in life. It’s the priority for the council, our partners and for all of us who work in Children’s Wellbeing.

How do we do this? By having dynamic, dedicated, passionate and professional staff who work in a culture that focuses on what we can achieve with children, what they can achieve themselves, and the relationship we build with families and partners to enable this.

Herefordshire has a really strong team ethos. Our teams are passionate about the work they do and the positive difference they and the teams they are in make to people’s lives. This is all underpinned by the focus and support from their managers and the council as a whole.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Childrens Wellbeing Safeguarding and Family Support Service for these new roles.

This key role will work with the Childrens Social Work managers to support the operational management of daily duties including case management oversight and to chair meetings as designated.

Being available to offer advice and guidance and to support in the training and development of the team and support the manager to assist in the oversight of team performance

If you would like an informal discussion please contact 01432 260665

To find out more about working in children’s services, please visit or contact

Competitive relocation payment of up to £5,000.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS pension scheme

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, We do not accept emailed CV’S. Your application should include a CV and an accompanying statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 showing how your experience meets the person specification.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

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