Social Worker

City of Wolverhampton
£34,538 - £39,177
25 Aug 2017
03 Oct 2017
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Full time permanent
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Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services.

We have been rated as ‘good’ in our recent Ofsted inspection, the only West Midlands Metropolitan authority to receive that grade and was named local authority of the year 2017 at the MJ awards. 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 are committed to developing the highest levels of innovative and creative practice with children and families to help them achieve good outcomes.

We invite suitably experienced and qualified applications for Social Worker positions in our Looked After Children and Children in Need/ Child Protection teams.

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.

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

Previously unsuccessful candidates need not apply.

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

For further information on these posts please contact:

Deborah Owen (Children in Need/Child Protection Teams) on 01902 553493 or email

Michelle Earp-Gaskell (Looked After Children Teams) on 01902 553097 or email

Service User panel interviews will take place on 14 October 2017

Formal panel interviews will be held on 1 and 2 November 2017.

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

The closing date for applications is 1 October 2017.

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