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Social Care Practice Manager

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
108 Queens Road, Felixstowe
Salary details:
£39,723 - £49,385*
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing date:
17 July 2019 01:00 PM
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Join us in Suffolk to protect, empower and change the lives of children and their families.

We are one of the leading social work authorities in the UK, whose children’s services have been recently rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

You will be at the forefront of using the signs of safety development - the government backed national innovative strengths-based, safety-organised approach to child protection casework. Having fully embedded this into our practice, this is one of strongest attributes that our service has to offer and what all of our practitioners possess; this will enable you to become a part of a small select and skilled group of practitioners working in the UK and across the world.

So, join us as we take our continued strides towards making an ‘Outstanding’ difference to the children and families of our community.

As an experienced social worker with management / supervisory skills, you will be responsible for the Child In Need Team.

You will be social work qualified, HCPC Registered and have a minimum of 4 years post qualifying experience in front line or relevant childcare settings. You will be part of a cohesive and motivated local management group and you will contribute to county-wide management team developments.

This job requires travel, so you must be willing and able to travel across Suffolk and other local authorities.

*£39,723 as a commencing salary, rising up to £49,385 (in line with the Social Work Progression Scheme).

For an informal discussion only please call Nathalie Rich, Service Manager on (01473) 263515 or 07889 854279.

Please read the Job and Person Specification before applying for this role. 

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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