Our clients in York are seeking a Temporary Practice Manager to to supervise and line-manage the Children’s Health & Disability and Short Breaks Team, within the Disabled Children’s Service. 

The team comprises 3 fte Social Workers, 3 fte Placement Workers (Short Breaks), 1 fte Child in Need Practitioner, I fte Short Breaks Co-ordinator.

You must be a Qualified Social Worker with at least 3 years post-qualifying experience, including safeguarding social work, experience of managing/supervising students or Social Workers.

Ideally you will also have knowledge or experience of working with disabled children and their families. 

You will co-ordinate, manage and support a team of practitioners within Children’s Social Care The primary focus of the role is that of operational team management, providing management, supervision, support and guidance to workers.

You will also be accountable for those cases held by team members and for other work for which they are responsible.

You will ensure that children and families, often with complex and intensive needs, receive appropriate services.

This temporary role is for immediate start and will be for 3 months initially the ppost will report to the Dept Service Manager.

Pay will depend on qualifications and experience but will be competitive.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all WorkwithYork staff to share this commitment. We will require successful applicants to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records check via DBS.

You must be registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), proof of this will need to be supplied at interview.
Please apply with a full CV, including contact details of two referees (at least one of whom must be your last/current employer) or complete our application form.


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