Assistant Principal Social Worker

Location
Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE
Salary
Band H, SCP 44 - 49 (£38,789 - £43,387 per annum) (£20.11 - £22.49 per hour)
Posted
10 Jan 2017
Closes
20 Jan 2017
Job Ref
SAND000002308
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Would you like to be an integral part of Sandwell Children’s Services “Getting to Good” journey?

Do you have extensive experience and a broad range of skills in Children’s Social Work?

Would you like to share these skills with your colleagues to help improve practice?

If so, then an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the new Principal Social Worker Service. This role will work directly with the Principal Social Worker to promote and quality assure effective assessment, care planning and intervention for children and families across Children’s Services.

You will act as a professional expert practice lead and mentor, supporting the development and improvement of practice standards, providing case consultation, assisting with training interventions and workforce planning, providing advice and guidance on complex casework and promoting a learning culture.

You will also share responsibility for the ASYE social workers in their designated area, to support their professional development, training and providing reflective individual and group supervision.

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this post then please contact Siobhán Hughes, Principal Social Worker on 0121 569 8477.

Salary

Band H, SCP 44 - 49 (£38,789 - £43,387 per annum) (£20.11 - £22.49 per hour)

Hours

37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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