Practice Improvement Manager
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CSC/22/211460
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 15:37 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:58 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade K, SCP 40-41 - £44,624 - £45,648
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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Practice Improvement Manager

Are you committed to improving outcomes for children and young people through the development of sound social work practice?

Are you professionally curious and creative with a real determination to raise standards and improve outcomes for our children, young people, and families?

 Do you want to make a difference?

 YES………………. you could be joining our fantastic team!

Sefton’s Children’s Social Care are recruiting to, two exciting and new positions of Practice Improvement Manager and are encouraging applications from exceptional candidates!

The ideal candidate will be an experienced social worker or manager, who has a depth of knowledge and understanding of Childrens Social Care. They will have a sound understanding of statutory requirements, hold excellent risk assessment and analytical skills; and experience of working with children and young people – clearly understanding their journey. 

Experienced at engaging in the delivery of quality assurance and audit, you will be able to write analytical reports, summarising key findings and identifying key improvement actions. You will be a skilled facilitator and communicator who is strengths based in their approach, keen to celebrate good practice and is also able to challenge and escalate concerns where improvement is needed.  You will be expected to work confidently with social workers, managers, and partners to support effective learning conversations and facilitation of other learning events. Good IT skills, an eye for detail and experience of collaborative working will also be important.

Working closely with the Service Manager: Practice Improvement and Principal Social Worker, you will drive practice and improvement forward; through audit activity, feedback from children, families, and our teams; reviewing performance data and identifying areas that require improvement and further investigation. You will provide a positive and valuable contribution to ensuring the effective implementation and review of our Quality Assurance Framework.

All our teams are committed to our improvement journey, and you will provide essential support to them in clarifying expectations, practice standards and promoting positive engagement. Are you able to join us in Making a Difference?

We are welcoming applications from applicants who are looking to work part time, and to consider flexible working patterns in accordance with our family friendly and work life balance policies.  Please provide details of such arrangements you wish to be considered as part of the application process.

Interview expected to Take Place: Week commencing 10.10.22; likely date 11.10.22


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.




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