Social Worker (Children & Young People Disability Team) - Ref: CH01821

Walsall, West Midlands
£33,782- £38,890 per annum
27 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
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Walsall Children: Safe, Happy, Learning Well...


Walsall Children’s Services
Social Worker (Children and Young People
Disability Team) - Ref: CH01821
Job share considered

Salary: £33,782- £38,890 per annum

We are seeking experienced Social Workers with substantial post qualifying experience to work within our Children and Young People Disability Team.

Our journey ... 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. 

Moving forward ... This is an exciting time for Walsall Children and young people's Disability Team as we move forward on our Transformation Journey and into All Age Disability Model 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.

Support for you ... 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, 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. We will support your personal and professional development to ensure that you can perform to your maximum potential.   

Qualifications and experience ... The post holder must have a social work qualification or equivalent and must be registered with Social Work England.  Experience working with Mental Health would be an advantage.  At this time we are seeking applications from experienced candidates only.

Need more information?
Feel free to contact our Team Manager, Julie Hatton for a chat on 07810 656 702.

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Closing date for applications: Tuesday 10th August 2021

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.

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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