Head of Service - Care Management Service - NE London

Charles Hunter Associates
£70000 - £80000/annum
18 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Service - Care Management Service - NE London

Package circa £80k plus extra benefits

We are seeking to recruit a Head of Service on a permanent basis to directly manage a service in Children's Social Care within the authority's Care Management (Child in Need and Child Protection) service.

This role is based in North East London and is a permanent contract with a salary of around £80k per annum plus excellent benefits.

In this role you be required:
- To provide strong leadership, effective and efficient management of the Care Management Service.
- To be accountable for the safe delivery of children in need and child protection services that are compliant with legislation and guidance, national safeguarding guidance, relevant regulations, codes of practice and local and national policy and procedures.
- To ensure the work of the Care Management Service is of a consistently high quality.
- To manage and develop Care Management Services for children in need of protection, in the care of the Local Authority and subject to family and private court proceedings.
- To develop and manage the ASYE team.
- To be accountable for the quality and performance of the Care Management Service.

You will be responsible for:
- Care Management Social Work Teams this includes the ASYE team.
- Ensuring that quality, value for money and effectiveness are embedded throughout the service.

To apply for this role you must:
- Hold a first degree in Social Work approved by the Health Care Professionals Council or a previous qualification e.g. the Diploma in Social Work (Dip SW) or CQSW, and be registered with HCPC.
- Be able to demonstrate a commitment to (evidence of) personal and professional development, including professional registration.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss this further please follow the link on this page, contact Tom McKenna at Charles Hunter Associates on (Apply online only) or email