Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child Social Worker

Salary up to £41,728* + welcome payment of £3,000 *includes Market Forces & retention, T&Cs apply
18 Feb 2021
14 Mar 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Child (UASC) Social Worker

Do you love working with children and young people?

Are you looking for a new challenge or and to counter inequalities for children within the care system especially unaccompanied asylum-seeking children? 

Do you have a level of specialist knowledge and experience around unaccompanied asylum-seeking children that you can share with our wider team?

Are you skilled at engaging with sometimes hard to reach young people?

Do you want to build lasting relationships and really make a difference to the lives and outcomes for young people?

If the answer is yes, then the Through Care Service within Worcestershire needs you.

We have 93% permanency across our children’s social care management roles. We know how important this is in achieving forward thinking and progressive social work practice where children and young people experience a great consistent and responsive service and our partners have trust and confidence in us.

The social work role offer a salary of up to £41,728 plus a welcome payment of up to £3,000,* with a relocation package of up to £10,000 for eligible applicants.

We have one exciting, 12 month fixed term post in our Permanency Teams.  This post will have a mixed caseload but will have a focus on working with our UASC population to support their housing needs, ensuring that their emotional wellbeing needs are met and that we are recognising and meeting cultural needs.  We are a service that offers support of the highest quality to our looked after population.  We are passionate about our corporate parenting responsibilities and our services are tailored to ensure that we are excellent corporate parents.

We have an extremely stable management group and want to add to our already stable work force

We would very much like to hear from you if this position is of interest and you are an experienced social worker.

if you would like a further discussion about this temporary position please contact Selina Rawicz, Group Manager on 01905 845916

*Salary includes £4,000 market forces and £3,000 annual retention payment, T&Cs apply for both welcome and retention payments apply

Closing date: 14/03/2021

Proposed Interview Date: 01/04/2021