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Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/05/2017 23:59
£28,485 - £37,306
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Various Locations

Job details 

Closing date:
26 May

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This job is closed for applications.

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Social Workers - Locality Safeguarding Teams
Salary - £28,485 - £36,379 (Depending on experience)

Together for Children have 5 locality areas which have at least two social work teams within.

North locality has two teams, West locality has three teams, Coalfields locality has two team, Washington locality has two teams, East locality has two teams and we have Children with Disabilities Team who cover the whole of the City.
We work with unborn babies and children/young people until they are 18 years old.

Our work consists of supporting children/young people and their families who are identified as Child in Need under s17 of the Children Act 1989 and Child Protection under s47 of the Children Act 1989 and Looked After Children under s20, s31, s38 Children Act 1989. Within each framework of intervention we have clear procedures regarding visiting children and convening appropriate meetings.
This includes completing assessments to enable child focused/SMART plans to be implemented, completing direct work with children/young people, completing reports for Child Protection Conferences/Reviews, Looked After Reviews and court directed assessments.”

Together for Children is a newly established Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education

Are you passionate about making a difference to children's lives? If so, then think about joining our team and being part of our journey to excellence. This is a unique opportunity to join us at the start of an exciting and innovative programme of change as we shape and develop our new dedicated children's company, Together for Children – Sunderland.

We are looking for skilled and experienced Social Workers who have the passion and drive to ensure that children and young people in Sunderland achieve the best outcomes and receive high quality services.

Over the last 12 months there has been sustained and significant improvement in the quality of services delivered to children young people and their families. Improvement is being rigorously monitored through a multi-agency board and we consult with staff regarding the developments and change that effect front line practice.

Please note all applicants must have successfully completed Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE).

For further information on Together for Children, please check our website

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Please note if you have not heard from us within six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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