Social Worker - Parenting Assessments

County of Herefordshire
£27,668 - £31,601
04 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Social Worker - Parenting Assessments
Salary: £27,668 - £31,601
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nelson House, Hereford
Closing - 31/08/2017

Competitive relocation payment of up to £5,000

The social care family support team is seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced qualified social worker to specifically complete parenting assessments for families within our frontline services. You will be based in the family support team - we are looking to expand the capacity to complete parenting assessments, supporting colleagues in the assessment and CP/court teams.

You will have experience of assessing different dimensions of parenting and you are able to build up positive working relationships with children and parents. You will have experience of working with children and families whilst demonstrating a sound knowledge of legislation and regulation and experience of safeguarding and risk assessment practices. Please state in your application form if you are trained in PAMS.

We will provide you with regular supervision, the opportunity for progressive professional development and the chance to work with a team dedicated and committed to achieving best outcomes for children.

Herefordshire Council is based in one of the most rural counties in England with beautiful un-spoilt countryside, distinctive heritage and many attractive and lively market towns providing the ideal place to work and live.

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Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not accept emailed CV’S.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

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