Job Term: 1 x Permanent I 1x Fixed term maternity cover until August 2021
Appointment Type: Full time
Days of work: Monday to Friday
Hours per week: 37
Place of Work: Goole
We are currently looking for Advanced Social Workers to join our highly regarded and consistently high performing Social Work team based in Goole.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is an innovative Local Authority which constantly strives to drive up the standards for children. Our vision is to ensure that all children receive excellent social work services to keep them safe and to make sure they reach their full potential in all areas.
This is where you can really make a difference. You will work with families and children with a wide variety of needs to deliver excellent practice, which is consistent throughout the region. We want you to inspire us and have a real impact on the way we work. In return, you will gain the opportunity to develop your professional skills and your career in a challenging but supportive environment.
We are seeking applications from dynamic candidates who have the leadership qualities to manage change and motivate staff to achieve their full potential, who have post qualifying experience within safeguarding social work. We will also be looking for commitment to best practice and professionals who are committed to improving the lives of children and young people.
You will have experience of completing and analysing assessments, writing child’s plans to a high standard each evidencing the voice of children, young people and families throughout the process. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development.
Key benefits working for the East Riding of Yorkshire Council:
-Strong management support at all levels
-Regular reflective supervision
-Use of evidence based practice models
-Excellent training opportunities within an organisation that embraces a learning culture
-An opportunity to make a real difference to children looked after
-Reimbursement of social work England registration
-Opportunities for combined working from home and office based
These posts are subject to Enhanced DBS checks.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.
To apply for these posts you must hold a relevant Social Work qualification, be SWE registered
You must have access to your own vehicle.
Closing date: 26th February 2021
Interview date: TBC
Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:
Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 165.06 kb)
Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)
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