We are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Fieldwork Manager in Sheffield Children and Families front line services.  The first 6 months of the appointment will be working in the Children with Disabilities team. Thereafter, the post holder will work in fieldwork services.

 

Details
Posted
Application deadline 31st January 2020
Job reference 900417
Job location Sheffield
Hours per-week 37
Salary £43,662- £47,501pro rata

We are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Fieldwork Manager in Sheffield Children and Families front line services.  The first 6 months of the appointment will be working in the Children with Disabilities team. Thereafter, the post holder will work in fieldwork services.

Applications for this role are welcomed from qualified and registered experienced social workers with significant experience in statutory services who have strong communication, engagement and analytical skills to allow them to safeguard children & young people and engage effectively with a wide range of agencies. Safeguarding remains the highest priority for children and young people in Sheffield. To help deliver our vision, we need experienced, self-motivated, innovative and creative social work professionals.

You will have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working in a front line team with a thorough understanding of thresholds and universal services. You will ensure that you apply consistently high standards to ensure better outcomes for children and their families.

We are a learning organisation and have recently received a “Good” Ofsted rating.  We pride ourselves in excellent team working, with Senior Fieldwork Managers managing small teams of 6 FTE social workers. Newly qualified staff are supported and mentored by social work consultants and are on protected caseloads.

You will be part of complex case decisions and offer reflective supervision providing professional support and guidance to your staff. We offer our managers the opportunity to attend leadership and mentoring programmes or to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management at the University Management school.

Sheffield offers an unrivalled quality of life, combining the best of city living with the beauty and tranquility of the Peak District National Park. On offer are all the benefits of living in the 5th largest city; shopping, entertainment, theatres, sport, good schools and excellent transport links – all at affordable prices.

The successful candidate will have access to:

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities.
  • Retention of continuous service benefits, for those moving from a local government post.
  • A clear progression pathway.
  • Tools and models to support practice, including Signs of Safety
  • Reflective supervision
  • Working in a fun and supportive environment
  • Excellent continuing professional development opportunities.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

 

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