Service Manager – Leaving Care – Wandsworth

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  • Salary:
    £72,211 / annum plus benefits
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    15th June 2020

Job Description

Service Manager, Leaving Care – Wandsworth – Up to £72,211 plus benefits

About the role

This new exciting position has arisen to support, develop and champion the needs of care leaving young people.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the management and running of the Leaving Care Service, working with key partners and stakeholders to support the work of Children’s Services.

The main role of the Service Manager will be to offer guidance to Team Managers, enabling them to support their staff and develop the service in line with statutory requirements and the key priorities of Children’s Services.

About you

Bringing expertise in the field of safeguarding, managing change, supervision of staff and relevant legislation/statutory guidance you will ensure we deliver a high quality and effective service for Care Leavers in Wandsworth.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • A social worker degree and registered with Social Work England (formerly HCPC)
  • Experience of working with partnerships to improve service delivery
  • An ability to manage budgets
  • A proven track record of leading and motivating staff
  • Management experience working in a Children’s Social Care setting
  • A good understanding of the legislative framework ,statutory guidance and initiatives applicable to care leavers
  • Experience of formulating strategies, policies, objectives and targets

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Help with your CV/Application, guidance prior to interviews, mock interview opportunities and support throughout the recruitment process.
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If the above is of interest, please apply today for more information, we look forward to hearing from you!

If you are interested in this position please call Calvin on 0203 929 4018 or e-mail