View Vacancy -- Child Protection Service Manager

Social Care & Welfare Qualified

About Haringey Council

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and improving the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19 year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here. 

Haringey Council is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. We are a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people who join us, do so as they see Haringey Council as a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children. 

We offer a great place to develop a career that creatively serves and develops Social work.

 

About you

As Haringey Council’s Service Manager for the Child Protection (CP) Conference service you will have lead responsibility for direct line management of the Child Protection Advisors (CPA’s). You will support the implementation of Signs of Safety Practice Framework and will lead on designing specific ways of working, embracing the latest government initiatives and legislation to deliver the practice vision. 

You will manage and contribute to practice learning arrangements for the children’s workforce ensuring learning opportunities are maximized. 
We are looking for someone with excellent frontline practice skills; sound management experience in children's social care; the ability to analyze complex information and use this to support improvement in practice; a positive communicator who can collaborate, influence, challenge with excellent verbal and written skills. We are looking for someone who is deeply committed to improving outcomes for vulnerable children and their families and will go the extra mile to effect change. 
You will have substantial knowledge of the legislation and statutory responsibilities that underpin Children's Social Care, including appropriate performance indicators and quality standards; possessing a unique ability to convert this knowledge into operational learning opportunities to enhance the workforce knowledge.
 

You will have an unwavering passion for social work, the vision and drive to change outcomes for children, young people and their families and the skills to be part of a leadership team that inspires and supports stakeholders.

 

For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit our website:

https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service

 

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th October 2020

£55,017 - £58,242
Full Time
Temporary / Fixed Term
This position is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract.
For further information please contact the Haringey Hub: Resourcinghub@haringey.gov.uk

This opportunity is closed to applications.