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Service Manager - Children in Care and Targeted Disabilities

Location: GREATER MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 350-350 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 20 days ago Reference: X3-441000

Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking a Service Manager to join their Children in Care Team.

Pay rate is £350.00 per day (umbrella).

The role will involve/require the following:

  • Leading a Social Care service,
  • supporting staff to help our children and families to keep Wigan’s children safe and to achieve their aspirations.
  • significant experience in leading and transforming services to support children with disabilities.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of supporting Children in Care and Care Leavers
  • Excel at working in an environment of transformational change and innovation, together with partner agencies
  • Proven record in improving service delivery and ensuring children and families receive the right help at the right time in the right place
  • Responsible for leading practice across our Targeted Disabilities Service and our Children in Care and Care Leavers team.
  • You will be at the forefront of best practice, playing a major role in supporting your team to work with partners supporting our children and families.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:

  • Significant experience,
  • two years references,
  • gaps in employment checked,
  • Social Work Qualified,
  • DBS cleared
  • SWE registeed

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague – we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Some facts about working for REED:

Here at REED we care and we’re professional – in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times – I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the REED Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

Our company values are:

  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too – don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.

CALL: 0151 242 6248
EMAIL: patrick.hughes@reed.com

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