Ref. 62847

Social Worker Manager

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

Seven Social Care is looking for a Social Worker Manager at Durham County Council





Description of role




The core function of the Team Manager will be ensuring that children, young people and their families receive the correct help and support to meet their needs.  In fulfilling this they will perform the expected management functions of supervision, appraisal and workforce development. 

As part of the Management Team of the One Point Service, the postholder will manage a One Point Intensive Family Support Team, providing early help and support to children and families aged 0-19 at level 3 on the Durham Staircase of Need.  The One Point Service team will be made up of Senior Key Workers, Key Workers and Family Workers. 

The postholder will be required to ensure staff are effectively focussed on intensive whole family support leading to improved outcomes for children and young people.

In addition, the postholder will be required to lead practice transformation so that the One Point Service staff are focused on delivering effective early help and will work closely with Families First and Community Family Hub managers to ensure a seamless service for children, young people and their families proportionate to their needs.





Duties and responsibilities




Listed below are the responsibilities this role will be primarily responsible for:

    To embed effective performance management and quality assurance arrangements for the team in order to ensure high quality practice;


    To provide high quality support and supervision and appraisal to team members that promotes their personal and professional development and monitors progress against individual development objectives and promotes the achievement of high-quality practice via the use of evidence based interventions;


    To operate an effective and efficient case management and allocation system in accordance with professional’s skills and abilities and that take account of priority, risk and need;

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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