Social Work Case Progression Manager - Northamptonshire

Social Work Case Progression Manager



Up to £55,654

I am looking for an experienced Social Work Manager to join a fantastic team in Northamptonshire. 

In this role you will be required to:

  • Lead, manage and direct a Case Progression Team
  • Ensure that all possible steps are explored and taken into account when looking to safeguard children and young people as part of the legal intervention process
  • Improve outcomes for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection from significant harm (as defined by the 1989 Children Act)
  • Ensure all possible steps are taken in reducing the delay in the child or young person’s journey from the outset of legal intervention to the possible entrance to care and any required court proceedings

For this role you must have:

  • A Degree or Social Work Qualification as recognised by Social Work England
  • Social Work England registration in children’s social care, including statutory childcare
  • Knowledge of childcare legislation including statutory childcare
  • Knowledge of current research relating to children social care generally, and specifically to the relevant service area
  • The ability to manage staff, student supervision, mentoring and coaching and manage the performance of individuals and the team
  • The ability to analyse and address issues, including recognising the need to deliver different support to different parts of the service
  • Well-developed inter-personal and leadership skills, including the ability to challenge, offer an alternative perspective, put across points of view and respect confidentiality
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, identifying priorities and organising workloads as appropriate
  • The ability to analyse and present information both orally and in writing

For this vacancy there are some great benefits on offer including:

  • £8,000 relocation package (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Career progression scheme
  • 27 days’ annual leave
  • Plus 8 bank holidays
  • 5 extra days’ annual leave with 5 years’ continuous local authority service
  • Flexible working hours

For more information on this great role, please call Elite Care on 01604 879345.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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