Social Worker - Next Steps
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Closed for applications on 29/03/2020 23:59
£1239 per annum Essential Car User Allowance paid monthly; 2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly;
Social Care - Children Service
Sunderland & Area
Social Worker - Next Steps
Grade 7/8 scp 26-35
£29,636 -£37,849 pro rata
Part Time position (3.5 days per week)
£1239 per annum Essential Car User Allowance paid monthly;
2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly;
Together for Children works on behalf of Sunderland City Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education.
We are looking for motivated and suitably experienced Social Worker to join our Next Steps (care leavers) Team. We work with children and young people from age 15 – 18. We also have a team of Personal advisers who continue the work with young care leavers from 18-25 years old, therefore there is some joint working involved.
The successful candidate will have the passion and drive to ensure that children and young people in Sunderland achieve the best outcomes and receive high quality services.
As well as an extremely attractive salary package other benefits of working for Together for Children include:
Free onsite car parking
Pension - We provide a Local Government Pension Scheme;
Sick pay - We will pay up to six months’ sick pay on full salary subject to service;
Annual leave - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Flexi Scheme: 2 days flexible leave per accounting period (pro rata for part time employees).
Maternity/adoption leave – Up to 52 weeks’ leave of absence, with pay for a specified period dependent upon length of service and personal choice.
Maternity support/adoption leave – Up to 5 days’ paid leave as a partner/carer at the time of the birth or adoption.
Paternity leave – Up to two consecutive weeks leave after the birth of the child
We offer the Childcare Vouchers Scheme and a Cycle to Work Scheme via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Employee Benefits: My Club Nissan Scheme - 20% off a brand new Nissan, and up to 30% off the Infiniti range.
Everyone Active – Employees and their partners will be entitled to a reduced price membership to Everyone Active gyms as well as a one free taster day available per employee.
In addition to the Company’s benefits package, we also offer support to employees in the form of:
• Free, confidential and independent face to face counselling service through the Occupational Health Service.
• Reasonable adjustments and/or redeployment where practical for employees requiring support after illness or due to disability.
• A good health and wellbeing programme, provided to all employees to help achieve healthier and safer lifestyles both at work and at home.
• A domestic violence policy to ensure support and advice is available.
• Employee Induction scheme.
For further information on careers in social care with Together for Children, please check our website: https://www.togetherforchildren.org.uk/work-us.
This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date 29th March
This job is closed for applications.