Service Manager – Child Protection and Court Team

Temporary assignment

3 – 6 months


Immediate start subject to all relevant and essential checks

As a Service Manager for one Child Protection and Court Team, the successful applicant will manage a Senior Social Worker, six Social Workers and an Assistant Social Worker, working with children subject to Child Protection Plans and before the Court. You will also benefit from a dedicated Advanced Social Worker, managed by the Group Manager, who works with the service in developing specific areas of practice.

The team focuses on delivering child-centred and outcome-focused interventions, supported by the promotion of strong relational practice, necessary to effect positive change. Strong care planning is central to our work, keeping the child firmly at the centre of all that they do.

Must have a relevant professional qualification in Social Work: Social Work Degree, CQSW, CSS, DipSW or equivalent and be GSCC (General Social Care Council) registered.

Four years post qualification experience, including experience of staff or student supervision.

WorkwithYork are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all WorkwithYork staff to share this commitment. Ideally you should therefore have a current valid DBS registered with the Update Service; otherwise we will require successful applicants to undertake an online Enhanced Criminal Records check via DBS.

Please apply using our application form or upload your CV (with full employment history and contact details of at least two referees – one of whom should be your current or more recent employer).

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