Social Worker - Child Protection and Court Team

Hereford, County of Herefordshire
£28,221 - £32,233
31 Jul 2018
21 Aug 2018
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Social Workers – Child Protection and Court Team
37 hours per week
£28,221 - £32,233 per annum
Location: Hereford

Competitive relocation payment of up to £5,000

We want all children in Herefordshire to have the best start in life and grow up healthy, happy and safe within supportive family environments.  We want them to have the best possible health, education and opportunities to enable them to reach their full potential.

How do we do this? By having dynamic, dedicated, passionate and professional staff who work in a culture that focuses on what we can achieve with children, what they can achieve themselves and the relationships we build with families and partners to enable this.

Herefordshire’s Child In Need Service are seeking dedicated Social Workers to join the Child Protection and Court team.  You will have at least one year post statutory social work qualifying experience. You will have experience of working with multi agency partners and with children who require safeguarding. You will have a child-centred and strengths based approach to practice and have well tested assessment and report writing skills. You will have practice knowledge of “Working Together” and be familiar with Child Protection policies and procedures.

We will offer you a supportive team environment, flexible working, regular supervision, good business support, opportunities to be involved in an innovative practice environment.

For further information about the post, please contact Lisa Badham on 01432 260665

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

A supporting statement must be submitted along with a CV. Any applications received without a supporting statement will not be considered.

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