Service Manager – Duty and Assessment Team – Northamptonshire

Our client, Northamptonshire is seeking a Service Manager to join their Duty and Assessment Team

What the role entails:

  • To lead a group of teams, developing a service plan for the Portfolio, and leading the production of team plans, in accordance with Council objectives. Systematically reviewing progress against these plans to ensure a consistently high standard of service which is in accordance with Council objectives.
  • To manage, allocate and monitor budgets and contracts with providers in accordance with the County Council Constitution, financial regulations and relevant codes of practice, ensuring that services provided are based on principles of best value utilising a full range of potential providers.
  • To take a lead role in developing effective partnership arrangements with partner organisations exploring and developing opportunities for the integration of services. This could be as directed through the LSCBN or CYPPB frameworks.
  • To take a strategic role in ensuring the council safeguarding and other social care services respond to and meet all current and emerging local and national policy
  • Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Email with your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund. We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessionscovering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.


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