Head of Practice/Enhanced Bid Developer/Regional Manager, Non Local Au

Recruiter
SocialWork 2000
Location
West Midlands
Salary
to be discussed on enquiry
Posted
02 Sep 2017
Expires
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Practice/Enhanced Bid Developer/Regional Manager - Non Local Authority - Children and Families - South East/West Midlands

Socialwork 2000 are looking for 3 separate candidates for the following roles, Head of Practice, Enhanced Bid Developer and Regional Manager. Set in a non Local Authority Organisation, based in the South East/West Midlands area. Pay rate: out of IR35 scope. Rates discussed on enquiry.

About the roles: Full job descriptions available on enquiry

Head of Practice:

  • To ensure high quality provision, with good outcomes, and a positive impact for service users
  • To ensure the children's workforce have the right knowledge, skills, support and development
  • To fulfil the function of Professional Lead for existing, innovative and future service delivery
  • To ensure regulator, inspectorate, and contract (commissioner or grant giver) compliance
  • To fulfil the role of operational Safeguarding Lead
  • Act as an effective ambassador and advocate with external organisations.
  • To provide routine and ad hoc reports to line manager, CEO, Trustees on performance and risks
  • Require someone social work qualified with substantial operational / practice management experience, experience at second line manager level, experience in charities

Regional Manager:

  • To provide leadership, management and accountability for up to 8 direct reports who are responsible for a range of community-based children's services within the designated geographical areas. This includes the performance management of procured services to contractual specification and requirements, within organisational systems, policies and strategic direction
  • To promote the continuous improvement across all of your portfolio services to ensure the very best outcomes for children, young people and their families.
  • To plan, lead and implement change across your portfolio of services in response to internal and external initiators for change
  • To manage the delivery of a programme of Children's Services contracts that are compliant with quality safeguarding practice, operating within the relevant Local Safeguarding Children Board policies and procedures
  • Professional and management qualification needed and experience and knowledge of children's centres / early help services

Enhanced Bid Developer (Writer):

  • To contribute directly to income growth by writing proposals, tenders, applications (budgets)
  • To project manage the process of own work, colleagues and virtual task/finish teams
  • Follow standard processes for reviewing contract terms, risk assessment, and seeking approval
  • To lead on market intelligence, opportunity identification, pipeline of bid work, horizon scanning
  • Work with Head of Business Development to develop new services in priority growth areas and support implementation and roll out of successful bids.
  • You will need both bid writing and children's services sector (voluntary or statutory experience), as well as experience of successful project management.

Benefits:

  • Pay rate: to be discussed on enquiry
  • Outside of IR35 scope
  • Non Local Authority
  • May be able to accommodate flexible working days and working from home
  • In-house payroll company
  • Your own dedicated consultant who can guide you through the process and assist you each step of the way
  • Regular supervision will be in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.

Referral Bonus:

Step 1: For everyone you refer, we register, and we promote for work you will receive GBP50*

Step 2: For everyone you have referred, and we place, you will receive a second payment of GBP50* on their first day of work

Step 3: For everyone you have referred, you will receive a third payment of GBP100*, once they have completed a qualifying period of 375 hours of work

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