Social Worker

Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Salary
£30,153.00 - £34,538.00 per annum
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
28 May 2018
Job Ref
REC000391
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Part-Time

This is an opportunity to join an experienced and supportive Throughcare Team based in Newcastle-under-Lyme.   

The teams work with older Looked After Children and young people who are leaving or who have left care. The age range of the children and young people who receive a service is 13-25 years, or beyond 25 if care leavers wish to resume education/training.

Throughcare Teams  provide the following services:

  • Social Work Case Management of older Looked After Children
  • Direct work with children and young people, their families and carers
  • All aspects of Pathway Planning for young people who are preparing to leave care
  • Advice, support and guidance to young people who have left care
  • Financial support for young people who have left care

As a social worker you will undertake direct work with young people and have responsibility for your own caseload

The post will be on a grade 9 Scale.

For more information and an informal discussion please contact the Team Manager, Sam Hubszer on 01782 296290.

Throughcare Teams  provide the following services:

  • Social Work Case Management of older Looked After Children , based around high quality care plans.
  • Direct work with children and young people, their families and carers
  • Close work with other agencies to provide packages of holistic support to young people
  • All aspects of Pathway Planning for young people who are preparing to leave care, with a particular focus on the specific needs of UASC’s
  • Advice, support and guidance to young people who have left care

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website.

To submit your application you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs)

Closing Date: 28/05/2018
Interview Date: TBC

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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