Social Workers

Location
City of Wolverhampton
Salary
£34,538 - £39,177
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Job Ref
WLV000001650
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services.

We take great pride in the work we do and place children and families at the heart of every decision we make. We are looking for individuals who share our passion to meet the needs of our children and families.

We have remodelled the way we deliver social work services and invite suitably experienced and qualified applications for Social Worker positions in our:

 Children in Need/ Child Protection teams

 Transitions Team (14+ Leaving Care)

 Looked After Children Team

 Adoption Team

 Fostering Team.

You will have:

• A strong commitment to working directly with children and families to ensure that their voices are heard and their needs are met

• The ability to be able to work with colleagues and deliver evidence-based approaches within your practice.

• Strong interpersonal, communication and organisation skills

• The ability to work with partners and other agencies

• Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registration.

As part of the interview process, candidates will be required to undertake:

o A Service User panel interview

o A written exercise

o A panel interview

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Previously unsuccessful candidates need not apply.

For further information on these posts please contact:

Deborah Owen (Children in Need/Child Protection Teams) on 01902 553493 or email Deborah.Owen@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Dawn deans (Looked After Children Teams) on 01902 550842 or email dawn.deans@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Service User panel interviews will take place on 24 June 2017

Panel interviews will be held on 10 and 11 July2017.

For information on working in Social Care for City of Wolverhampton Council please go to:

http://www.cityofwolverhamptoncouncil.co.uk/socialcarejobs/

The Closing date for applications is 11 June 2017.

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