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Social Care - Children Service
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
"At Northumberland County Council we are proud of our employees, who are passionate and committed to improving outcomes for our children and young people, ensuring that they feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children and young people? If so, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and positive Social Workers to work across our 14+ and Youth Justice Service; who have a thorough understanding of the frameworks that underpin social work practice, can bring insight and experience to the team and the lives of children and are able to show initiative and can help to develop our services to an outstanding standard. You must also enjoy working in a high pace team, being able to deliver consistency, energy and passion to make a difference to children and young people's lives; as we place children and young people at the heart of all we do and aim to provide a quality service to children in care and care leavers to achieve the best possible outcomes for those children, their families and carers. You will be part of a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic service that is co-located with our Youth Offending Service, Youth Service and SORTED Substance Misuse Service. As a service, we will provide you with excellent support and supervision together with genuine opportunities for personal development.
As a Service we can offer: A modern and flexible working environment for our staff within a central location, agile working through the use of google mail and apps; which enables collaborative and streamlined working, strong and visible leadership from Snr Management and the autonomy to do your job: - A competitive salary - An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days - Salary Sacrifice Schemes, including a scheme for booking holidays abroad - Staff benefits Scheme
This is a full time, permanent position based at Cramlington.
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email email@example.com . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email firstname.lastname@example.org."