Social Work Operation Lead - Assessment & Intervention Team

Location Wallasey, Wirral, England
Job type Contract
Salary £350 per day
Reference 160207

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Wallasey for a Social Work Operation Lead to work within the Assessment & Intervention Team.

The pay rate for this locum Operation Lead job is £350 per day and is an initial 3-month contract.

Requirements of the Operation Lead:

  • Social Work qualification e.g. Degree in Social Work; Dips or equivalent Health and Social care qualification
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Able to promote high standards of practice in Children and Families Work
  • Ability to develop performance monitoring systems that ensure consistently high-quality Social Work practice
  • Ability to manage, lead, develop and support staff
  • Supervision of mangers
  • Ability to engage with children, young people, and their families
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people both verbally and in writing, as individuals and in groups
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate work across teams to ensure multiple deadlines are met
  • Ability to analyse complex information
  • Ability to write reports and present this to professional groups
  • Ability to analyse performance information
  • Ability to quality assure Social Work, including assessments, care plans and Court directed work
  • Decision making skills, and ability to manage risk
  • Ability to make decisions, manage risk, influence, and negotiate with others
  • Ability to organise and plan tasks, meeting agreed timescales and respond to competing priorities
  • Ability use resources effectively, including budget management
  • High level of IT literacy
  • Demonstrate integrity, accountability, and professionalism
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislation, and government guidance pertaining to children and families
  • Knowledge of Working Together
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework used to judge LA (i.e. Ofsted)
  • Knowledge of what good performance looks like
  • Knowledge, and skills in valuing diversity
  • Extensive experience of Children and Families work gained in statutory settings
  • Extensive experience of working collaboratively with partner agencies within a Social Care Setting
  • Substantial experience of managing others through working at team manager level or above
  • Experience of supervising staff within a Social Care environment
  • Proven experience of workload management
  • Experience of developing systems to support and improve social workers practice
  • Experience of producing complex reports and presenting information to a range of bodies including senior managers
  • A Satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Operation Lead job is advertised by Billy Holland; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.