Social Work Manager

Social Work Manager

Posted 6 days ago


Job Title: Social Work Manager – Assessment Team
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: HC11 £48,474 – £52,859 (plus £5,000 market rate supplement per year £53,474 – £57,859)
Welcome payment£5,000 after 6 months completion in post
Relocation package of up to £10,000 available
Contract: permanent
Closing date: 09/06/2024

Are you a qualified social worker? Do you have management or supervisory experience? Maybe you are a Senior Practitioner, or Advanced Practitioner?

Working within the Assessment Team, you will be managing a team of staff who work directly with children and families. With a rotating duty element, the Assessment teams works at pace, completing robust short-term quality assessments of need, ensuring the right service provision is in place.
Each of the four teams consists of a Team Manager, managing practitioner and 5 Social Workers. You will provide leadership to your team and you will be responsible for allocating and prioritising workloads effectively to ensure the care of the child is paramount, whilst also ensuring you develop your team to provide an effective and efficient service. The right candidate will have responsibility for the team plan to meet objectives and ensure performance targets are achieved.
You will be fully qualified (DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent), with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in statutory social care. With honed skills in assessment, report writing, and managing complex cases, you will be dedicated to improving the lives of children and families within Herefordshire.

We Offer

A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and access to our contributory pension and staff benefits scheme, which includes:

  • Team Manager starting salary: £48,474 – £52,859 per annum
  • Market rate supplement: plus £5,000 per year
  • Welcome payment £5,000 for experienced social workers joining our children’s teams
  • Relocation packages: support of up to £10,000
  • Pension Scheme Enrolment in the Local Government (LGPS)
  • Professional development: protected time and budget to support social workers develop themselves and their careers.
  • Career progression: clear pathways to progress
  • Generous Annual Leave: 31 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays. You can also purchase an additional 10 days per annum
  • Flexible working: flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours and, in some instances, home working
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 access to support and counselling
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.

This is a Permanent post. 

Please contact Shelley Walker at or on +44 7521 054263 for more information.  
We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager