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Closed for applications on 26/06/2022 23:59
Social Care - Children Service
"McDonald House, Berwick"
We are currently looking for either experienced Social Workers with post qualification experience within a social work role, or Social Workers who have successfully completed the ASYE Programme. We would welcome applications on either a full time or part time basis. The team covers the beautiful and rural North of Northumberland and is based in Berwick Upon Tweed town centre. The role includes the completion of children and family assessments and supports children and families on Child in Need and Child Protection plans, children who are looked after and those in pre or actual care proceedings and within private law.
The team consists of Social Work Support Assistants, Social Workers, Social Work Advanced Practitioners and two Team Managers. Support to Social Work staff is provided by an admin team based in the same office. The team are very supportive and there is a strong emphasis on staff support, informal and formal supervisions, appraisals, professional and personal development, training, excellent team support and relationships with multi agency partners.
Northumberland have adopted the Signs of Safety practice model and there are opportunities for training and support around Signs of Safety.
The team has a strong commitment to work-life balance and offers flexibility through options such as home working, flexible working and compressed hours.
We are offering:
A salary range of £33486 - 37568
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme).
Opportunity to develop to an Advanced Practitioner.
Essential car user allowance.
Competitive annual leave provision.
IT equipment to support staff working from home
A supportive environment.
Please refer to job description.
Please take a moment to hear our social workers views about working for Northumberland:
Mel - https://youtu.be/T9vkj_F2HVQ
Paul - https://youtu.be/TaX5JHVcA_Q
Charlotte - https://youtu.be/3jRM8sYsYA0
Northumberland - https://youtu.be/xdI-zRQZDY4
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; and concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 123 or email email@example.com. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part time basis will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
If you would like to discuss the posts please contact Neil Newcome on 01670 629447 (Team Manager) or Patrick Boyle on 01670 624035 (Senior Manager).
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact Neil Newcombe or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This job is closed for applications.