LAC Practice Manager - West Sussex
We are looking for a highly experienced Social Work professional who manage a Looked after Children's service in West Sussex on a full time, interim basis.
Your role will be to lead motivate, nurture and manage a team (social workers and unqualified staff), to deliver a children's social care service on a day to day basis. You will be responsible for ensuring the service provided is effective and delivering the required outcomes, as well as ensuring cases are dealt with in a timely manner.
To be considered you must be a HCPC Registered Social Worker with recent experience in a similar team, with an in depth knowledge for all current legislation relevant to the protection of Looked after Children. You will also need be able to demonstrate the ability to anticipate problems, plan solutions and make sound pragmatic problem solving decisions which will have a wider service impact, particularly in relation to providing a varied and complex service, resource issues, partnership building (internally or externally) and the day to day management and direction of the team.
We are ideally looking for candidates who are available to start working within the next two to three weeks and will except applications from those looking to relocate temporarily. We are able to offer a highly competitive hourly rate based on the successful candidates level of experience of up to GBP42ph.
If you would like to find out more or apply for this position please get in touch with Lameez Peer on either / or send your CV and contact details to .