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Social Worker – Looked After Through Care

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/04/2018 23:59
£15,781.01 - £22,122.36 Annually
Hours per week:
22.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary to February 2019

Grade N/O/P (pay award pending). A Recruitment and Retention Payment is available (£2,500 annually, pro-rata for part time hours)
Appointment / progression to Grade O / P is subject to meeting the DBC progression criteria.

Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Could you be part of the Looked After Through Care team supporting permanent outcomes for children and young people and those leaving care? Are you committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for local children and young people?

To apply you must either have a social work qualification or be three months from qualification, have some experience of statutory children’s social work, have an up-to-date knowledge of the legal framework for children’s social care and be committed to ensuring effective multi-disciplinary and multi-agency safeguarding work within available resources.

Should you be successful you will benefit from being part of a small, committed team with access to and support from approachable, knowledgeable and experienced managers. For qualified or about to qualify social workers, Darlington is the right place to be. Its small size is its strength, offering clear professional development pathways for all staff and excellent training opportunities, including the Specialist Award. Most of all, you will be listened to and you will be valued

Do you have what it takes?
Applicants must possess or be within three months of qualification of a degree in Social Work or equivalent (for example CQSW, DipSW, CSS, B.SW, M.SW, MA) and appointment will be subject to registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Kevin Richards, Looked After Through Care Service Manager, on 01325 406598 or Michelle O’Connor, Looked After Through Care Team Manager on 01325 406792.

An online application form and further information are available from http://microsites.darlington.gov.uk/social-care-recruitment/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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