Social Worker (Children & Young People Disability Team) - Ref: CH22320

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Walsall Council
Walsall, West Midlands
£33,448- £38,506 per annum plus relocation package of up to 25% of starting salary (conditions apply
16 Sep 2020
27 Sep 2020
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Walsall Children’s Services

Social Worker (Children and Young People Disability Team) - Ref: CH22320

£33,448- £38,506 per annum plus relocation package of up to 25% of starting salary (conditions apply). 

Walsall Children: Safe, Happy, Learning Well...

Walsall Children's Services invite you to join us in our exciting transformation journey. If you are committed to working with children and young people with a disability and their families in a relational way and like us want to re-connect with the community in which our families live then we would like to hear from you!

Walsall have been undergoing a transformation both in the way we deliver services and the structures of some of our teams, to ensure that children receive the Right Help at the Right Time. Our use of restorative practices are deepening and bringing about a transformation in our approach to improving outcomes for the most vulnerable children and young people in our local population. 

This is an exciting time for Walsall Children and young people  Disability Team as we move forward on our Transformation Journey and into All Age Disability Model way of working. We are looking to recruit social workers who are passionate about doing the right thing for children and young people with a disabilities and their families and who are committed to working in a relational way with families.

As one of our social workers we will support you to develop your skills and knowledge when working with families using a restorative approach.  We are looking for Social Workers who are willing to work with children and young people with a disability and their families in order to assess and meet their needs and when required who look to reducing harm and maintain children with their families wherever possible.

Our Social Work Academy embodies our commitment to become a Reflective Learning Organisation. Whatever your level of knowledge, skills and abilities we will support your personal and professional development to ensure that you can perform to your maximum potential.   

The post holder must have a social work qualification or equivalent and must be registered with the HCPC.

For more information on the posts please contact Team Manager Julie Hatton on 07810656702.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

View Job Description & Employee Specification

  • Closing date for applications: 27th September 2020
  • Shortlisting scheduled for week commencing 28th September 2020
  • Interviews scheduled for 6th October 2020

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

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