Social Worker - Early Help

Location
The role will sit within one of the five Dudley Family Centres
Salary
£28,673 - £38,890 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
12 Oct 2021
Job Ref
DUDLEY000006562
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Shaping our future together ..

Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children and young people. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful and to ensure we provide the highest levels of public protection for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen

Salary: Level A - Grade 8 (Must have passed ASYE) potentially increasing to Grade 10, dependent upon qualifications level B - Grade 10    

We are currently recruiting for a part time Social Worker within our Family Solutions Service. The successful candidate will be working as part of the Early Help offer and will have excellent understanding of thresholds, assessments, report writing and partnership skills that enable agencies to meet unmet need and prevent risks escalating.         

Working for Dudley you will receive:

  • Manageable caseloads
  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin an more time to work with children and their families

Social Work England Registration is required, and applicants must be able to demonstrate post qualification experience in child protection work and children in need.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check

For further information please contact Rob Woodcock on 01384 814077 or via e-mail: rob.woodcock@dudley.gov.uk

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications

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