Social Worker – Children’s Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/08/2020 23:59
£26,999.00 – £38,813.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Post Number:
Closing date:
2 Aug
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees is a high performing and forward thinking Local Authority.

A full time vacancy has arisen in the Disabled Children’s team which provides social work support to children with disabilities and their families.

We are looking for an experienced social worker to join the team who has a high level of commitment to working in partnership with service users and colleagues in other agencies in the provision and development of a quality service, and who is able to promote the social model of disability.

You will be able to demonstrate competent assessment skills and the ability to devise and implement innovative service packages of support.

A working knowledge of the Children Act 1989 & 2004, Child Protection procedures and child development is essential.

Experience of working in the field of disability is desirable but not essential.

We offer a package of support to help with the demands of the day to day job which includes practical support as well as employee benefits;

- IT access to allow staff to work from home
- Flexible working hours
- Free on-site car parking at Stirling House where the successful applicant will be based
- Additional annual leave purchase scheme
- Tees Active Leisure Card giving discounts on leisure activities
- Bus and train discounts
- Car lease scheme
- Cycle to work scheme

We also offer a supportive team environment, continuous professional development and regular supervision and annual appraisal.

The Disabled Children’s team works with other agencies to support the completion of Education, Health and Care Plans as well as developing transition support plans for young people moving into adult services.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Patti Sanderson, Team Manager, on 01642 524540.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.