Social Worker/Senior Practitioner
Job Title: Team/Case Manager (described as Senior Social Worker in advertisements)
Grade: Scale Point 36 – 44 (£33,788 - £41,885) + benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week Full time
Dudley Lodge offer residential and community -based parenting assessments from our centres in Coventry and Birmingham. We are looking for qualifies social workers to join our stable, committed and experienced Senior Management Team to help deliver fair, robust and evidenced assessments. We offer on-site parking, excellent working conditions, ongoing training and the opportunity to develop management and supervision skills, enhanced holidays (after qualifying period), contributory pension, private medical insurance (after qualifying period), employee assistance programme.
Key duties will include:
Case managing up to three families (community based or residential) at any one time and provide cover for any absent Team/Case Manager. Conducting high quality assessments which fall within the “Working Together to Safeguard Children” protocol. Devising, implementing, supervising and evaluating work programmes incorporating direct interventions Completing reports and finalising the assessment process making decisive recommendations Representing the organisation at Court, providing written and verbal evidence as required. To actively promote Dudley’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level appropriate to this group. Applicants will need to be registered with the HCPC
Are the jobs exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act? Yes
Does the post require a DBS check? Yes
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. This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons”
Closing Date: Friday 22nd December 2017 (5:30pm)
Applicants that have not been selected for an interview please assume you have not been successful if you do not hear from us by within 2 weeks from the close date.
Applicants that have been successful will need to be available to attend a group interview on Monday 8th January 2018 (10:00 am - 12:00 noon) following this successful applicant’s will be invited back for an interview on Wednesday 10th January 2018.
Please download an application pack for this vacancy through our website www.dudleylodge.co.uk. If you would like to discuss anything, please contact Debbie Dhillon or Eileen Taylor on (024) 7650 2800