Social Care - Qualified

Location Wirral, England
Salary £340.0 - £355.00 per day
The Assessment & Intervention Service within Wirral Children Service are looking for an experienced operational service lead to join us in our continuous improvement journey. We are looking for a strong leader who has the skills, knowledge and experience to work with our teams, managers, and heads of service in delivering a good quality service to children and families. Candidates must have previous experience of managing a service within statutory children’s services. See role profile for further candidate requirements.

  • Able to promote high standards of practice in Children and Families Work
  • Ability to develop performance monitoring systems that ensure consistently high-quality Social Work practice.
  • Ability to manage, lead, develop and support staff. Including supervision of mangers
  • Ability to engage with children, young people, and their families.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people both verbally and in writing, as individuals and in groups
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate work across teams to ensure multiple deadlines are met.
  • Ability to analyse complex information.
  • Ability to write reports and present this to professional groups. •
  • Ability to analyse performance information
  • Ability to quality assure Social Work, including assessments, care plans and Court directed work.
  • Decision making skills, and ability to manage risk. 
  • The ability to make decisions, manage risk, influence, and negotiate with others
  • Ability to organise and plan tasks, meeting agreed timescales and respond to competing priorities.
  • Ability use resources effectively, including budget management.
  • High level of IT literacy
  • Demonstrate integrity, accountability, and professionalism