Childrens Social Workers

Location
County of Herefordshire
Salary
£33221.00\£37233.00
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
31 Dec 2018
Job Ref
J3413
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Safeguarding; Assessment, Child Protection, Court and Looked After Children

Permanent

Hereford

£33,221-£37,233 inc. £5,000 market forces supplement

Up to £10,000 relocation allowance

We’re changing lives - Join us so together we can change even more

We are looking for great people to join our existing teams in order to make a difference for the children and families we work with and to achieve the very best we can. We are proud of the team spirit which exists in our teams and across our service and by having supportive colleagues around you is what makes a difference. With this in mind if you think this is you, we would encourage to join us on our journey to improve children and families lives in Herefordshire.

Our priority in Herefordshire is to keep children safe and give them a great start in life. It’s the priority for the council, our partners and for all of us who work in Children’s Wellbeing.

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 relationship we build with families and partners to enable this.

Herefordshire has a really strong team ethos. Our teams are passionate about the work they do and the positive difference they and the teams they are in make to people’s lives. This is all underpinned by the focus and support from their managers and the council as a whole.

What else do we offer?

Relocation payment of up to £10,000.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council

Flexible working including the possibility of part time.

Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)

Pension: LGPS pension scheme

A range of discounts with local businesses

HCPC registration paid

Herefordshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England with some delightful market towns, picturesque villages and a blend of the traditional and modern in the city of Hereford - modern shopping facilities and an ambition for change.

To find out more about how Hereford is changing click here http://www.hereford2020.com/

To find out more about working in children’s services, please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/childrensocialwork or contact Lisa Badham on 01432 260861

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, We do not accept emailed CV’S. Your application should include a CV and an accompanying statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 showing how your experience meets the person specification.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk

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