Senior Social Worker – Initial Response Team

Isle of Man Government
Isle of Man
£40,000 - £49,999
13 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Social Worker – Initial Response Team

Department of Health & Social Care
Noble's Hospital - Isle of Man

£44,854 - £52,406 Per Annum

DOH& - 007582

About the role

The Children & Families Division are seeking a Supervising Social Worker to manage a small team of Social Workers in a front line team.

You will provide management, support and supervision to those staff reporting directly to the post (currently 3 x 'Out of Hours' Social Workers), ensuring effective workload distribution across the team. You must have a Diploma in Social Work or equivalent and be registered with a professional body such as HCPC. We are looking for someone with at least four years' post-qualifying experience in a statutory setting. You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be driven to provide the best outcomes for young people and their families.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the work of staff in the team meets evidence-based and best practice standards and is in line with policy and procedure;
  • Assist the team manager with monitoring the performance and capacity within the team via regular scrutiny of available data;
  • Contribute to the operation of the ‘out of hours’ service by taking a place on the rota;
  • Assist in development and maintenance of the key objections and plan for the Initial response Team;
  • Assisting in resolving day-to-day case and supervisory queries;

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Emma Barlow 01624 687345.

Please note a police check will be required for this post.

A full, valid driving licence and access to own vehicle are essential for this post.

Relocation Information

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7000 based on receipts is available for this role. To find out more about the lifestyle, culture and living/working on the Isle of Man please visit our website.

This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000 which will be payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

All about the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is a special place to live and work!

Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open space, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation.

For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle, visit our website.

How to Apply

Please note a police check, a full valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle are essential requirements for this post.

If you would like some more information on this post, you can contact Emma Barlow on 01624 687345 and she will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

To apply for this role online please click the 'apply' button.