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Supervising Social Worker - SGO

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
12/10/2018
Advert End Date:
26/10/2018 12:00
Salary:
£30,756 - £32,233 pro rata, per annum
Hours per week:
22.5
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
180289
Employment Location:
Seafield House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar. TS10 1SP

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Oct


Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland.
We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Fostering Team.
Redcar and Cleveland are looking for a confident and experienced supervising social worker to work with and support our carers who have children placed with them under Special Guardianship Arrangements.

You will have the knowledge to ensure these placements continue to offer the very best for the child by supporting the carers to help the child flourish in their care.

Based in Seafield House, Redcar you will enjoy the support of an experienced team.

This role provides an opportunity to be part of the delivery of a high quality service, improving the lives of children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland and placing children and young people at the heart of everything we do. As a qualified social worker, you will be responsible for providing a direct support service within our Children and Families LAC Service.

We provide our social workers with excellent management support and supervision to encourage best practice and innovation to flourish. We are committed to giving social workers the time to work directly and in partnership with families to achieve positive change for children.

We care about our staff, recognise the importance of training and development and support our social workers to reach their full potential. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression.

The successful candidate will have:

- a formal qualification in social work
- registration with the Health and Care Professions Council
- experience of working within a children and families social work setting
- working knowledge of relevant legislation
- strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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