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Service Manager

Tonypandy, Mid Glamorgan
£45,000 to £51,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Are you a committed Service Manager within Adult's Services and Long term care?

Are you motivated by supporting vulnerable adults to overcome challenges and to reach their full potential?

We are proud to be the first tier supplier into Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, we will provide you with unique opportunities first and keep you informed of all QSW assignments.

The Role

  • To deliver sustained improvements to the quality and efficiency of the services for which they are responsible so as to provide the most effective services available and best outcomes possible for individuals, their families and carers.

Requirements of Applicants.

  • To provide leadership and strategic management to the social work teams you will be accountable for in order to support those teams plan and co-ordinate resources to carry out work within the relevant Legislative and Policy frameworks of the UK, Wales and the Council

  • To take responsibility for ensuring that the Council can respond innovatively to the challenging, dynamic and diverse needs of the communities and the people that we support whilst retaining the integrity of its statutory requirements and resources
  • To safeguard and promote the well being of vulnerable people including children and young people through high quality services.
  • To develop expertise in the relevant social work practice in order to advise the Council's senior officers and Cabinet Members on complex case matters
  • To review service practice and provision in conjunction with key partner organisations (UHB, Housing, 3rd Sector and Independent sector); making recommendations for changes and service implementation, developing, commissioning and implementing new services alone or with partner agencies on behalf of the Council
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the Quality Assurance Framework across the service
  • To be Responsible for the health and safety and well being of social work staff working unsupervised in the community of Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • To be responsible for the commissioning of services to meet the individual needs of service users and carers in the Borough of RCT including the authorisation of complex care placement
  • To work in partnership with the Head of Service and Director to develop the strategy for the service to achieve the Council's priorities for social care. This will include managing a programme of change and responding positively and proactively to the challenges which social care services face.
  • To take the lead on the development of Mental Health Services

The candidate

  • Professional Social Work qualification i.e. MA/Degree in Social Work or CQSW, DipSW, CSS OR Alternative professionally recognised qualification in related field such as Health or Social Care. Management qualification recognised by Social Care Wales.
  • A sound understanding of the law relating to Adults/Children and Families - Knowledge of child and adolescent development and of the Social Services & Well-being Act (Wales) 2014
  • Knowledge of assessment for care and support needs safeguarding procedures for children and adults at risk .
  • Business management knowledge, including those finance and performance issues within a local government setting which would have specific impact on service provision.
  • Welsh Language Level 1


  • Dedicated consultant - one point of contact
  • Weekly payroll, Competitive pay rates
  • Working with a top local authority
  • Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)

If you are interested in discussing the position further, contact Ian Davies on for a confidential discussion

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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  • Job Reference: 706411512-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad Care
    Randstad Care
  • Location: Tonypandy, Mid Glamorgan
  • Salary: £45,000 to £51,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent