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Social Worker - Full Time - The Full Circle Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
21/04/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/05/2017 23:59
Salary:
£26,822 to £30,153/ £31,601- £35,444 p.a. Grade 9 Pre-Progression/ Grade 11 Post-Progression
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
162141
Employment Location:
At an approved locality
Post Number:
CYPS/17/140

Job details 

Closing date:
7 May


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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

VACANCY REF: CAS/17/140

CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG PEOPLES SERVICES
LAC LOOKED AFTER & PERMANENCE SERVICE
FOSTERING & ADOPTION - THE FULL CIRCLE SERVICE

THE FULL CIRCLE SOCIAL WORKER - FULL TIME

The Full Circle is Durham’s in-house integrated children’s mental health service working with children who have experienced trauma as a result of abuse or neglect. Durham has an excellent record for delivering high quality children’s therapeutic services. Last year’s Ofsted inspection reported “The Full Circle service provides swift, effective support for the emotional and mental health needs of children looked after….timely and comprehensive range of therapeutic techniques to support children and families”.

The team has a vacancy for a dynamic, well organised and reflective social worker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The post holder will work with children who have experienced trauma via abuse or neglect and contribute to achieving better outcomes for Looked After children and children in need, including adopted children.

The Full Circle have an important role in preparing children for permanence via fostering and adoption, supporting placement stability, undertaking individual therapeutic work with children, providing attachment training and consulting with others regarding the impact of trauma and abuse.

The post holder will be part of the care planning process and work with social work colleagues and other professionals across County Durham. The ideal candidate will be a post progression social worker with a good understanding of child development and relevant therapeutic experience, however, we are also interested in hearing from more recently qualified candidates who have substantial pre-qualification experience and can demonstrate exceptional potential.

Essential Qualifications:
Degree in social work or equivalent ie CQSW, CSS or Dip.SW
HCPC Registration.
Commitment towards achievement of the Post Qualification Award within the designated timescales of 12-18 months following appointment to post.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

It is anticipated Interviews will be held on:-

Young Peoples Panel - Week Commencing 22nd May 2017.
Formal Interviews Thursday 25th May 2017.

For further information regarding the post please contact Stella Van Zwanenberg on 03000 264740 or email stellavanzwanenberg@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrcyps@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means

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