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Deputy Manager

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Great Opportunity! Your new companyTo make available to all children and their families, a family assessment and support service that meets regulatory requirements to excellent standards. To role model and embed excellent professional practice in theassessment and support of children and their families. In line with Company aims and objectives, support strategic direction, guidance and support to promote independence and enable families to develop the skills and knowledge that are necessary to protect their child's wellbeing and safety.Your new roleExpertise in working with families and children. A working knowledge of relevant legislation including Minimum Standards. Ability to contribute to effective child and family assessments within the Working Together Framework for the Assessment of Children and Young People. Ability to develop and achieve effective Placement Plans. Effective assessment of risk and protecting service users from harm and abuse. Computer literate. Sound numeracy skills. Decision making abilities. Ability to work unaided on own initiative. Ability to direct own and team's workload. Problem solving ability – can analyse and investigate data to identify challenges and devise solutions.What you'll need to succeedRecognised social care qualification or equivalent alternative is desirable Knowledge of relevant child protection legislation and guidelinesFirst Aid qualification – Desirable Level 5 in Care Management – Desirable Specialist Knowledge/SkillsA working knowledge of 'Every Child Matters'Child development from birth to 5 yrsThe range of services available to the child and family with the LALearning disabilities; mental health issues; domestic violence; drug/alcohol addictions.What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

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