Aspiring Manager

38106.00 - 41575.00 GBP Annual
08 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
Job Type

This is an ideal opportunity to take the first step in your social work management career within a new and innovative role on a full time permanent contract.


The Support and Safeguarding Service work with some of our most vulnerable children in Wiltshire, including children in need, children in need of protection, children who are the subject of family proceedings and a proportion of our looked after children. We are building on the considerable progress already made across our services helping to re-define young futures by providing support at the earliest opportunity by working together with our partners in a coherent and structured way. Families and children will receive a high quality, efficient and effective social work service which results in them being more resilient and will say that you made a positive difference to their lives.

About the role

Based within our support and safeguarding team you will manage the caseload, supervise, coach and mentor a pod of 4 newly qualified social workers going through their Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE) to enable them to achieve their full potential and deliver a quality service to children and families.

This is an ideal career move if you are keen to strengthen your knowledge and skills and step up into a management role.

About you

You will be an experienced Social Worker aspiring to be a manager.

We want you to be an excellent role model, having high expectations of yourself and others setting an outstanding example for others to follow by demonstrating and promoting outstanding practice.

You must be qualified to a DipSW level or equivalent and be registered as a social worker with HCPC registration.

It is essential that you have 3 years post qualifying experience and can demonstrate that you have coached, mentored or supervised another student or Social Worker.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.