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Practice Manager

Social Care

Children's Services

Tameside Council




Location: The Denton Centre

36 hours


Salary: Grade I. Scale 35 - £37,849 to Scale 39 - £41,675 with a professional bar at SCP 37**

The Stalybridge Locality team is a busy, friendly and experienced court and locality team and we are seeking an experienced practice manager.

The successful candidate will have experience and will have a high level of expertise in private and family court proceedings and have managed a complex caseload of court proceedings.

The minimum requirement will be for the applicant to show that they give expert advice in the completion of high quality court assessments, such as, Parenting Assessments, Initial and Final Social Work Evidence, “Together and Apart” aka Sibling Attachment Assessments, as well as children’s needs assessments and rehabilitation plans.

The successful candidate will also show evidence that they can support, supervise and mentor social workers, and support and deputise for the team manager.

** This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:
1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND
2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND
3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND
4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure.

Ref No: DPT599
Closing Date: 27th February 2020

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working hours

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application deadline

11 59 pm

27th Feb 2020

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