|Salary:||£30,756 to £37,107|
|Location:||Cheshire Lines Building|
|Vacancy Group:||Social Care|
EXPERIENCED SOCIAL WORKER
REPORTS TO: Team Manager
36 hours per week
GRADE: PO2 or PO6
SALARY: PO2 - £30,756 - £33,136
PO6 - £34,106 - £37,107
Band H - £28,785 - £31,371
To undertake social work with children and families across the Wirral in a manner that evidences high quality and an outcome focused approach.
Work effectively with a varied caseload which may comprise children displaying complex needs in high risk situations.
Be familiar with Safeguarding policy and procedure pertaining to children.
Provide high quality assessment and analysis in respect of children and families.
Contribute to the creation and oversight of outcome focused plans in respect of children across all continuum's of need.
Skilled and effective direct work with children of all ages and levels of need.
Be skilled working with vulnerable of challenging families to safeguard or promote the welfare of children.
Effective interagency liaison which contributes to plans and outcomes for children.
Prepare for and respond to supervision and management oversight
Provide mentoring or practice advice as agreed to newly qualified or inexperienced social workers
The post holder will:
Hold a relevant social work qualification
Hold an up to date registration with HCPC and evidence of on going CPD and an up to date knowledge of changes within children’s social care
Have extensive experience of working within a statuary children and families setting
Be able to manage a complex caseload in a busy and changing environment
Be a resilient effective practitioner able to work to deadlines and evidence effective time management
Be confident advocating in a variety of professional settings in respect of children.
Communicate both verbally and in writing to a high professional standard.
We will consider applications from Newly Qualified Social Workers as we have a limited numbers of positions available.
We want people who are driven and ready to deliver. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.
No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.
Bring it on.
The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English
This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration. Forms received via the post will not be processed.
All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK. Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.
The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.
|Contact Name:||Children's HR Team|
|Telephone:||0151 666 5563|