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Group Manager - Family and Friends Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00092099
    £49391.00 - £52310.00 per annum
    Team Manager


    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Horsham for a Group Manager to work within a Family and Friends Team.

    As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive package of £49,391 - £52,310 per annum.

    - As Group Manager, you will ensure that support needs assessments and plans to support families are high quality, realistic and achievable. It's a role that covers a broad range of activities across children's social care and gives you the opportunity to take a leading role for policy and practice development in the service.
    - To help you succeed, you'll be managing an experienced and enthusiastic team of social workers. You will also be aided by the Fostering and Adoption Service's very supportive management team.
    - You'll need a good understanding of developmental trauma, management experience, and to have worked with a frontline child protection team and within the court arena. You should also have excellent risk and decision-making skills regarding the long-term outcomes for children.

    We will also provide you with extensive training and support in our Signs of Safety practice framework and the following benefits:
    - Generous and competitive annual leave
    - A range of flexible working options
    - Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
    - A range of discounts giving our staff access to hundreds of offers
    - Commuting and business travel discount and initiatives
    - Health and financial wellbeing schemes

    Requirements for the Practice Manager:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

    Apply today:
    This Group Manager job is advertised by Neil Clements; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.