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Full time
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Closed for applications on 24/07/2019 23:59
£38,813 - £42,683 Grade 13
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Children’s Social Care – Safeguarding & Professional Practice

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/219

Post title: Professional Practice Manager – full time - permanent

Salary: £38,813 - £42,683 Grade 13 (pro-rata to hours worked if applicable)

Job Location: County Hall, Durham, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

In our most recent Focused Visit in 2019 OFSTED acknowledged that there are “appropriately focused improvement plans … and they are starting to have impact.” Significantly they went on to say that “momentum in the pace of improvement needs to be maintained”. Are you up for the challenge? We are seeking to appoint a Professional Practice Manager to strengthen our improvement work and ensure it is having a tangible impact for the children and families that we work with.

The successful postholder will work within the Safeguarding and Professional Practice service area within Children’s Services. They will have a particular responsibility for ensuring the voice of children and young people is clearly heard and continues to inform our improvement work.

Required qualifications:
• Degree in social work OR equivalent social work qualification, i.e. CQSW, CSS or Dip SW
• HCPC Registration
• Achievement of Post Qualification Award
• Commitment to achieving NVQ level 4 in management or equivalent within 3 years of appointment

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Chris Ring on 03000 261265 or via e-mail at chris.ring@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 1 August 2019.

PLEASE NOTE : this post is not open to Job Share

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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