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Advanced Social Work Practitioner

£35,745 per year (ERYC Grade 11)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Goole and Howdenshire
Closing date
Job closes on 27 May
Interview date
Interviews are Week commencing 31 May
Service area
Service area: Children’s Services
Job reference
Job reference: CYSS000757
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The job itself

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 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 3+ years 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.

The Candidate

  • You will have 3 years or more experience of working in a children's social care setting with experience of complex case work.
  • You will have experience of court work, assessments as well as direct work with children and families.
  • You will be able and committed to writing child’s plans to a high standard each evidencing the voice of children, young people and families throughout the process.
  • You will have leadership qualities and be able to support your colleagues to develop their practice. Ideally you will have experience of mentoring/coaching of ASYE/Newly Qualified social workers and have achieved your Practice Educator award
  • You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • You will be passionate about making a difference and putting children and families at the heart of what you do.

If you are a social worker who can support families to create and maintain change, then we want to hear from you!

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

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 vacancies you must hold a relevant Social Work qualification and be SWE registered.


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Amy Windsor
Team Manager – Goole Safeguarding Team
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