Children in Care Practice Manager - Local Authority

A Local Authority are looking for a Practice Manager for their Children in Care team.

This is a permanent position.



This Local Authority have made a number of changes as they are striving to be "Outstanding" rated.

You will be experienced in ensuring that the welfare of Children & Young people is safeguarded, and you will be managing a busy team.



What is on offer for you:



  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • 26 days of annual leave + public holidays (further gained with longer service)

  • The ability to purchase extra annual leave

  • Clear avenues for progression - renowned CPD programmes

  • A good life work life balance - agile working

  • A Local Authority Pension Plan

  • Various employee discounts

  • Other terrific benefits



Requirements for you:



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)

  • Registered with the Social Work England (formerly HCPC)

  • Significant experience within LAC, CIN, CP, Safeguarding or other related teams

  • Experience at a Senior Social Worker level or above

  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care



Location: Northampton

Salary range: £37,000 - £40,864 dependent on experience & level

Closing Date: ASAP - Interview can be set up quickly


Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details



If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work (as you are a Qualified Social Worker), get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!




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