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Social Worker (G345a)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/03/2017 12:00
£24,717 - £31,288 (Career Link Grade)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: G345a

Department: Children’s Care

Service Area: Children’s Services

Salary: £24,717 - £31,288 (Career Link Grade)

Hours: 37 hours

Contractual Status: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time social worker for the Looked after Children Team. The team work with children and young people from 0 to 16 who are permanently in care. The post involves ensuring that children remain happy and settled in placement and that they continue to have contact with their family where appropriate.

The successful applicant will be required to:

• Undertake a comprehensive Social Work service to Children & Families.
• Complete single assessments and risk assess appropriate family situations.
• Formulate and design appropriate plans to meet identified needs and to arrange for the implementation of such plans
• Provide appropriate ongoing support to individuals and families as the key-worker.
• Ensure that individual professional standards are maintained in line with agreed levels, including full compliance with policy and procedural guidelines and accepting primary responsibility for the level and quality casework recording

You will work closely with foster carers, residential homes and families where children are living at home with a parent. The team are passionate about looked after children and we are looking for someone with the same passion and enthusiasm to join us.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (CSS, CQSW, DipSW or a Degree in Social Work) applicants should be registered, or eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Progression through the career link grade will be determined if and when specific criteria is met.

Previous applicants for this post will be considered therefore need not apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th March 2017 by 12 noon.

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