DBS4424 CDT Social Worker
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£27,741 - £35,745 pa plus £2,000 pa market supplement
Social Care - Children Service
Any location within North Tyneside
Social Worker (Children’s Disability Team)
Are you a social worker seeking a new challenge? Would you like an opportunity to work in a specialist team? We are seeking a social worker to work in this specialist service based in North Tyneside. You will be based in a team of social workers and 2 enablement workers providing support and advice to children and young people with significant learning and physical disabilities aged 0-18 and their families.
The role will include completing comprehensive and clear assessments, planning and negotiating packages of support and working in partnership with parents and other professionals and agencies. Our goal is to ensure children and young people have opportunities to access community activities and short breaks to ensure they develop daily living and independence skills where possible, and ultimately make a successful transition into adulthood.
There will be a requirement to manage Looked after children case work, safeguarding and court work dependant on knowledge and skills.
The service is committed to providing good quality supervision and support and promote personal development in order to achieve good outcomes for young people with disabilities and their families. If you have a social work qualification and experience of working with children, young people and their families, we look forward to hearing from you.
Staff will be supported and equipped to practice using the Signs of Safety approach, use the Liquid Logic case management system.
As an employee of North Tyneside, you will feel valued from the moment you join the organisation. We have a robust induction process to ensure you are supported in your role from day one. Our senior management team are experienced, extremely approachable and value your input. Your ideas and contributions are valued at North Tyneside and in return you will receive:
- £2,000 market supplement paid in addition to your salary
- Opportunities for training and development
- Supported career progression
In addition to the above unique benefits, you will also receive the following local authority benefits:
•an attractive annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service
•annual pay increments up to the top of your salary grade
•an enhanced sick pay scheme
•automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
•cycle to work scheme
•access to occupational health services
•access to our Learning Pool for extensive training and development opportunities.
You will be appointed to Grade 8 or 9 depending on your qualifications and experience.
Grade 8 - £27,741 - £31,346 pa
Grade 9 - £32,234 - £35,745 pa
For further information please contact Claire Kay or Jenny Alden on 0191 643 4151.
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.