Group Manager Safeguarding and LAC – West

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
£48,000 to £55,840
12 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Based at Manor Road, Knaresborough covering Harrogate and Craven

Are you an aspirational and exceptional social care leader with a passionate commitment to achieving excellence for children and young people?

Our commitment to continuous improvement and in response to the challenges we face in the ever-changing landscape, we have recently reviewed and restructured the service.

We are looking for a Group Manager West to join our successful team. You will drive specialist practice and complex casework and have direct line management of the team managers in the service. We have a clear practice model that is embedded in the service which drives relationship based approaches using a systemic approach and the signs of safety model. We are proud that we have a flourishing social work service that works alongside families using restorative, solution focused approaches.

We are ambitious and aspirational for the children and families that we work with and we have high ambitions of what we can achieve. These posts are critical to service delivery and require innovative, forward thinking and solution focused skills in order to continue to drive and innovate the service.

We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice, offering a range of training and development opportunities and career progression allowing you to manage your own development journey and empowering you to control your career. We positively encourage flexible working and we provide you with the technology you need to work from a wide variety of locations. In addition to your salary we offer a range of great benefits to help you financially make life a bit easier. From travel loans, shopping and gym discounts to name but a few you can find more information on the range of benefits we offer within our Total Rewards brochure.

If you are interested in meeting the challenge and helping us to continue to offer an outstanding service to the children and families of North Yorkshire, we look forward to receiving your application.

For an informal conversation please contact Vicky Metheringham on 01609 534900

Key dates:

Closing date – 23rd June

Interview dates – 4th July