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Social Services Managers and Directors

Social services managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary to protect the welfare of certain groups within local authorities including children and young people, families under stress, people with disabilities, elderly people and people needing help as a result of illness.

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About this Career

£32,168

Average salary

New workers start around £18,589.87. Normal pay is £32,168 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £76,131.74.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Liaises with representatives of other relevant agencies.
  • Studies and advises upon changes in legislation that will impact upon social service provision.
  • Monitors and evaluates departmental performance with a view to improving social service provision.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of social services staff.
  • Etermines staffing, financial, material and other short and long-term needs.
  • Provides leadership and management to ensure services are delivered in accordance with statutory requirements and in line with the local authority social services department.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Active Listening
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Speaking
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Critical Thinking
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Mathematics
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Science
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Cornwall
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