Children's Services Service Manager

  • Location

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £54.00 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Sarah Abney

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Service Manager to work full time within Children's Social Care Services based in Northamptonshire. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.


The pay rate for this Service Manager role is £54.00 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.


Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

* Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

* "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue


Requirements of the Service Manager

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Relevant experience.


Specific Role Information

Focus on the achievement of the key end results of the job.

To direct, monitor and co-ordinate the work within a designated portfolio to provide the children's social care services.

To provide the professional lead in either: Looked After Children's Services, Looked after Children's' admissions and Children's Residential services, Children in Need services, Fostering and Adoption regulated services, Initial Access and Assessment services.

To develop an operational delivery plan for the portfolio, set targets and manage performance in order that services are continuously improved and Council objectives are met.

To ensure that budgets and other resources are used in accordance with the Council's priorities and financial regulations, and that expenditure is accurately monitored and reported, and does not exceed budget.



The Service Manager vacancy is managed by Sarah Abney; if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.