We are seeking experienced and ambitious Senior Social Worker to work in the Children’s Social Work Front Door Service, Safeguarding and Permanence teams, within North Tyneside.
We are looking to recruit a skilled and motivated leader who is committed to ensuring good outcomes for children and young people. We would welcome an application from you if you:
• Have experience of working with children and families as a qualified Social Worker for 2-3 years minimum
• Have the ability to lead and manage with a good theoretical background. The ability to analyse complex information and develop appropriate family focussed plans
• Have experience in supervising students or other social care staff. Promote good practice, enabling and mentoring staff whilst advocating and being a good role model for AYSE’s.
• Have a desire to work as part of a team, work well under pressure and help shape future services/developments through listening to the voice of the child and his/her family.
All applicants need to be HCPC registered and hold a full driving licence.
A market supplement of £2,000 per annum will be added to this post. This market supplement will be reviewed in 2 years.
Please be advised that this position will require an enhanced check from the Disclosure & 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.