Operational Service Manager - Safeguarding

Band J £50,555 to £53,722 per annum
07 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
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Sandwell Children’s Trust is investing in children’s services and is striving for excellent performance and outcomes for the children and families we work with. We are seeking a passionate and tenacious experienced social work manager who thrives when working alongside social work professionals and managers relentless in improving practice by utilising robust quality assurance mechanisms which support positive and timely outcomes for children.

Closing date - Friday 21st June 2019

This post will be ideal for you if you are an experienced manager with a proven record and passion for driving quality assurance, improving services alongside supporting the development of staff. This post will be suitable to someone who succeeds when having the autonomy to influence, support and challenge practice, managing independent reviewing officers and working alongside social care teams.

You will be joining a team of experienced managers and senior leaders who have a shared goal of improving social work practice in order to deliver excellent services to the children and families we support.    

 What you need to be successful in this role:-

  • A qualified Social Worker with significant social work management experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate significant experience of working with vulnerable children in need of statutory safeguarding intervention in a range of settings and from a variety of backgrounds.
  • An understanding of the main issues relating  to, and factors impacting on, safeguarding children and young people from abuse or exploitation.
  • Have a proven track record of supporting continuous improvement in service delivery.

For an informal discussion please contact Steven Gauntley, Director of Quality & Performance on 0121 569 3561.

Sandwell Children's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position and registration with the HCPC.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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