Newly Qualified Social Workers

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£24,964 - £26,822 per annum
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
28 Jan 2018
Job Ref
REC000300
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Newly Qualified Social Workers

Starting Salary £24,964 rising to £26,822 on completion of ASYE year

37 hours per week

Based – Worcestershire

Our vision is to ensure that Worcestershire's children and young people are healthy, feel safe and have opportunities to enjoy their lives and reach their full potential.  To achieve this we want talented Social Work professionals to join our team who share this vision.

Our workforce is critical to our success.  We pride ourselves in developing talent in our workforce and are committed to developing excellent practice; ensuring our Social Workers receive the best support possible.

If you are successful you will benefit from:

  • Full access to our Social Work Academy (a dedicated service providing Social Workers with resources and professional development solutions)
  • Support to develop yours skills, knowledge and practice, post qualification
  • The opportunity to build professional confidence
  • 'Signs of Safety' training, which places each child at the centre of our practice
  • The technology and flexibility to work from home, County Hall, Worcester, or from one of our offices in Kidderminster or a touch point in Bromsgrove and Malvern.
  • Beautiful and easily accessible locations. If you need to move house to take up employment with us, we offer support of up to £10,000 to eligible candidates to assist with relocation.
  • Eligibility to join a Retention Payment Scheme after completion of the ASYE Programme

We have opportunities in our -

  • Locality teams undertaking case management working alongside children who are subject to care plans, court intervention or children who are looked after.
  • 'Family Front Door' Service.  This includes, Assessment, MASH and Intervention Teams working alongside partner agencies undertaking strategy discussion, Section 17 and 47 Assessments
  • Looked After Children's Teams working alongside children and young people who live with foster carers, kinship carers or in residential placements.
  • Children with Disabilities teams.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail, please contact the Social Work Recruitment Team on 01905 846666 email socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

If interested you will need to submit an up to date copy of your CV and an expression of interest (2 sides of A4 max) detailing your skills, abilities, experience and achievements to date that make you a suitable candidate for the post of Social Worker with Worcestershire County Council to socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

If you are interested in a particular role and/or location then please indicate this in your cover letter.

Closing Date:  28th January 2018

Interviews: w/c 5th February 2018

We look forward to your application and potentially providing you with the stepping stone into a successful career in Social Work.

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