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Social Care - Children Service
Eddie Ferguson House
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Disabled Children Team in Northumberland and we are looking to recruit a full time Social worker to join our very stable team. The Disabled Children Team supports children / young people across Northumberland for those in need of statutory support and intervention. This role will entail carrying out a wide range of responsibilities including a caseload which will encompass CIN, CP and LACS cases. You will also be responsible for attending and contributing to EHCP reviews. The successful applicant will be passionate about improving outcomes for children with a range of complex needs and their families. You must hold a relevant social worker qualification, be registered with Social Work England and have completed your ASYE. This position involves managing cases across the county, whilst some agile working may be necessary you will predominantly be based in our main office which is based in Eddie Ferguson House, Blyth. Whilst we welcome applicants with a range of experience it would be desirable to have experience of working with children with disabilities and safeguarding.
This is a full time, 37 hours per week post. It is permanent and based in Blyth, Northumberland.
The starting salary will be £32,910.
The closing date is 24th November 2020 at midnight.
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
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