Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Casual Practice Manager, based at the Redbridge Control Centre, Ilford.
The 4 Borough Emergency Duty Team operates from 16:30pm – 9.30am each night and all day on Saturday and Sunday and bank holidays (9am – 17:00pm).
The team is responsible for responding to emergency social work concerns regarding children and cover the London Boroughs of Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Havering and Barking & Dagenham.
You will cover the on-call back up manager rota while permanent managers are on annual leave. Your duties will include escalating issues to senior management, authorising placements, accommodation. You will be responsible to provide case direction to senior practitioners on shift.
You should have 3-5 years’ experience at a management level. You will have a detailed understanding of the Children Act, relevant legislation, policies and procedures, as well as experience in using one or more of the following databases: Mosaic and LiquidLogic. You will be Social Work England registered and have a recognised social work qualification.
Redbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and as part of our safer recruitment strategy, all Social Worker posts require an Enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up following any interview if successful.
This position is a zero hours bank contract post which means that we do not guarantee to offer you any work on a regular basis.
If you would like to discuss this vacancy please contact;
Emma Pattison on 020 8708 3909.
Ambitious for Redbridge