Experienced Child and Family Social Work Practitioner

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Closed for applications on 11/02/2020 23:59
Grade I/J - £31,371 - £36,876 + 5% Recruitment and Retention
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Social Care - Children Service
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Civic Centre
Closing date:
11 Feb
Further Information

We have two full time posts, permanent opportunities for experienced social workers to join the Looked after Children and Young People Service.
You will need to be able to encourage, support and engage with children, young people, parents and carers to promote participation in all aspects of service delivery . You will have the ability to place the child/young person at the centre of all practice and decision making; knowledge & skills in identifying and implementing appropriate plans for children & young people; an understanding of child development; an understanding of the role and importance of policies and procedures; an understanding of and ability to apply relevant legislation and guidance. You will be able to demonstrate working with others and behaving in a way that respects the rights of others whilst taking into account their needs.

You will have experience of working in a statutory children and families social care setting in either safeguarding and/or working with looked after children & young people. Experience in assessment and analytical report writing is also essential.

It is essential that you have a recognised Social Work qualification, with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience, and are registered with the SWE. A current driving licence and access to a car, or means to mobility support is also an essential requirement of the post. If successful you will need to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure.

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This job is closed for applications.