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Social Worker Manager

  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £208.42 - £208.42 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are seeking a dedicated and experienced Social Worker Manager to join our collaborative team within the social services department. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of social work within the service area, ensuring excellent standards of practice are maintained within a legal framework.


1. Manage and supervise a team of social workers, providing guidance, coaching and mentoring as well.

2. Evaluate the performance of the team members and formulate developmental plans.

3. Assess and monitor the provision of social services ensuring they are tailored to meet the community’s needs.

4. Implement and monitor compliance with social work policies, procedures and standards.

5. Participate in budget development and monitor expenditures, ensuring best value for money.

6. Liaise with other professionals and agencies to facilitate collaborative working.

7. Uphold safeguarding procedures, report any issues of concern and ensure the wellbeing and safety of service users.

8. Conduct case reviews and address any complaints or issues within the service.

9. Develop, review, and implement service improvement plans to optimize service delivery.

10. Provide regular reports on service activity and progress to senior management.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.

2. A minimum of 5 years of experience in social work, including at least 2 years in a supervisory role.

3. Registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), or equivalent.

4. Strong leadership and team management skills.

5. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

6. Good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within social work.

7. Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and professionalism.

8. Familiarity with budget management and resource allocation.

Our organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the individuals we serve, and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. An enhanced background check will be required for the successful applicant.  

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, and religions/beliefs.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

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