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Social Worker – Locality Practice Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK Temporary, Full Time £30 - £30 per hour

Ashberry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Qualified Social Worker’s to join our client, Tameside Council.

This requirement is to join as a Practice Manager within a Locality Team, based at Acre Street, M34 2AE.

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Practice Manager to their Ashton Locality Team for at least 9 months to cover a period of maternity leave.

The post holder will have experience managing social workers, chairing strategy meetings, and have a detailed understanding of the court processes.

You will be joining a busy and stable team, that prides itself on its professionalism and friendliness in equal measure.

Tameside children’s social care offer excellent training, development opportunities and supervision, and have a flexible working policy.


Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification and will be registered with the HCPC as a qualified social worker.
  • Have a full driving licence and car available for work along with business insurance. 
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on the information available, ensuring effective relationships with other professionals.
  • Have the ability to work within and contribute to a team.
  • Possess knowledge of service needs for ethnic minority communities.
  • Have confident IT skills and be able to navigate an electronic file system.
  • Have the ability to write clear, concise robust reports.
  • Have a flexible approach when need arises.

Contracts are full-time and offered for a minimum of 3 months.

Ashberry Recruitment have a team of specialist Social Work Consultants are here to help you find your next contract and support you through your agency career.

Please contact Gavin should you like to discuss these vacancies further or should you wish to discuss any other QSW vacancies within the North of England and surround regions.

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