Social Worker - Early Help

Location
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
£27,630 to £37,475 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
Dudley000004508
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a social worker within our Family Solutions service– the successful candidate will be working as part of the Early Help offer and have excellent assessment, report writing and partnership skills that enable agencies to meet unmet need and prevent risks escalating.

Hours:  37 per week

Salary:   

Level A - Grade 8  (£27,630 to £30,206)

Level B - Grade 10 (£34,444 to £37,475)             

Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children and young people. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful and to ensure we provide the highest levels of public protection for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen.

Based within the Intervention & Prevention Team at Stourbridge Family Centre, this key role involves work involving statutory assessments of parenting capacity. Providing high standards of analysis and report writing. The role involves complex decision making and direct work with children to ensure comprehensive and coherent assessments.

Working for Dudley you will receive:

A comprehensive learning and development package from Dudley’s Centre for Professional Practice

  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities

Applicants must be able to demonstrate post qualification experience in child protection work and children in need.

You will be safe in the knowledge that this will also meet the national accreditation requirements coming in next year.

For further information relating to the position, please contact Rob Woodcock on 01384 813696 or via e-mail: rob.woodcock@dudley.gov.uk

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to the attached link:http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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