Social Worker Looked After Children

Location
Herefordshire
Salary
HC08 £14,789 (Pro Rata) (Part Time Salary Calculation:- (£29,577 x 18.5 / 37) - £16,891 (Pro Rata) (
Posted
25 Nov 2020
Closes
07 Dec 2020
Job Ref
J4824
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Social Worker Looked After Children


Contract: Permanent
Location: Hereford
Hours: 18.5 hours
Salary: HC08 £14,789 (Pro Rata) (Part Time Salary Calculation:- (£29,577 x 18.5 / 37) - £16,891 (Pro Rata) (Part Time Salary Calculation:- (£33,782 x 18.5 / 37) + £5,000 Market Forces Supplement (Pro Rata)

Closing: 07/12/2020

Passionate about giving children and young people a great start in life?

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.

Come to Herefordshire and join the journey.

The role is based within our Looked after Children’s Team, which is a small, stable and supportive team that supports children and young people who are Looked after from the age of birth to 16 years. We are looking for a social worker who is up for the challenge. 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. 

Herefordshire Council is based in one of the most rural counties in England with beautiful un-spoilt countryside, distinctive heritage and many attractive and lively market towns providing the ideal place to work and live.

Competitive relocation payment of up to £10,000.

To find out more about working in children’s services, please visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/workwithchildren   

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:

  • Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;

 

 

  • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and

 

 

  • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council

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

Pension: LGS pension scheme

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

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

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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