Senior Social Worker

Location
Dudley Lighthouse Links, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2EE
Salary
£36,371 to £39,571 per annum
Posted
20 Jun 2022
Closes
18 Jul 2022
Job Ref
DUDLEY000007591
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Dudley Lighthouse Links (DLL) is the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service that supports children and young people who are in the care of the Local Authority. We are looking for a nurturing, child focused and driven Therapeutic Social Worker to join the team.

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: Grade 10

You will work systemically to provide appropriate evidence-based interventions using a range of therapeutic approaches to best meet the identified needs of children and young people. You will provide consultation and advise to social workers, parents,  foster carers, SGO carers and residential care staff and support the development of the DDL Practice.

 

You must have knowledge of Social Work intervention and therapeutic approaches, understanding child protection and safeguarding  procedures and other key legislation underpinning your work, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of equality and diversity.

 

As the  successful candidate you will  join a friendly &  dynamic team and be involved in shaping the future of the team in light of the recent challenges and changes that have had to be made to support all children and young people through tough times.

For further information, please contact Julie.Stacey on 01384 815169 or via email julie.stacey@dudley.gov.uk. 

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

 

N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

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Supporting documents
Job Description - Senior Social Worker DLL
Person Specification Senior Social Worker DLL
Benefits List

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