Experienced Social Workers

Expiring today

Location
Darby House
Salary
£32,910 - £35,745
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Job Ref
TWC000004251
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Experienced Social Workers

Do you aspire to work for an ‘Outstanding’ Local Authority?

Children’s Safeguarding and Family Support

Full-time and Part time opportunities

Pay:

Qualified Social Worker PO2: £32,234 - £34,728

Experienced Social Worker PO3: £32,910 - £35,745

Plus Golden Hello payment of £3,000 for all experienced social workers commencing in post as new employees of T&WC.

Market factor allowance of £2500.

Essential car user allowance where relevant


Here at Telford and Wrekin Council, we have been judged to be outstanding overall in terms of effectiveness (the only Authority in the West Midlands with this judgement.
Here’s just some of the great things Ofsted had to say when they visited us recently:
• Children are cared for and cared about
• Social Workers and other staff who support children are very committed and they are exceptionally well trained
• Children are listened to and their experiences are well understood
• Senior Leaders aspire to a service for every child that they would welcome for their own
• Children benefit from a stable workforce which is highly committed and experienced
• Staff experience a wide range of development opportunities

There’s never been a more exciting time to join our service : alongside making a difference to the lives of individuals and families, we’re adopting exciting new strengths-based approaches and are passionate about delivering continuous service improvement. And our people are at the heart of this progress: that’s why from tailored in-house training to the West Midlands Teaching Partnership, we make sure they have access to the best development opportunities. This and manageable workloads means that our work is changing lives. If you share our passion for making a difference, we would be delighted if you joined us.

As an experienced Social Worker, you will manage a complex and varied caseload, having autonomy in your day to day practice.

You will need to consistently model good practice, setting expectations for others.

We are seeking skilled, effective practitioners with in-depth knowledge and skills in one or more fields of practice, which have been developed through formal post-qualifying training and development activity.

You will need to have significant post qualifying experience in children’s social care, including safeguarding children, assessment and support planning, and the implementation of interventions to improve outcomes for children and families within the borough.

Experience of consistent exceptional application of legislation and best practice within complex case work is essential for the role.

For more information on key requirements, skills and experience please see the attached documents.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

If you think you can meet the challenge and would like to find out more about this role, please contact Laura Moore, Group Specialist by emailing laura.moore@telford.gov.uk or calling 01952 385 658.

For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Social Care, please view our recruitment page: https://www.telford.gov.uk/cscr

Supporting documents
Job Description - Experienced Qualified Social Workers
Job Description - Qualified Social Workers

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