Group Manager - Children's Social Work Team

A Kent-based Local Authority is looking for a Group Manager to join their children's social work team.

As the group manager, you will have overall operational management responsibilities for four teams within the children's social work team.

This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting Children and Young people to make them feel safe and secure.

As the ideal group manager, you will need to have leadership and management experience within a children's social work teams.

You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Local Authority's ambitions.

Benefits for you as the Group Manager:

  • Generous Annual leave

  • Car Allowance

  • Marketing Premia - £7,000

  • Retention Payment - £3,000

  • Career Progression Scheme

  • Relocation Scheme

  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Group Manager:

  • Lead, manage and motivate staff

  • Manage team budgets effectively

  • Manage and oversee the performance of the team

  • Support the safer recruitment and selection of new staff

Requirements of you as the Group Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid registration with Social Work England

  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams

  • Leadership and management experience

  • Experience of working within child protection and court work

  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Kent

Salary: up to £52,000 + £7,000 Market Premia + £3,000 Retention Payment

Please follow the instructions on this website, or contact Tom McKenna on 07581 031 100 or email 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, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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