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Social Worker

Zoek Pin Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

32234.0000 - 33782.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

Looking for your next challenge? Then Gloucestershire County Council is hoping to hear from you! We are continuously on the lookout for top social work talent that will make a difference to the lives of Gloucestershire's young people. Can you make that difference? If so, get in touch! We are recruiting to vacancies across Gloucestershire.

Teams:We have vacancies in our assessment, safeguarding and permanency teams.

Our Vision:Committed to building the best, our Children’s Services are looking for high calibre social workers with a track record of excellence, commitment and delivery to the highest standards, securing the best outcomes for the children and young people with whom they work.

Reward & Support:Here’s what we offer in return for your hard work. A generous pay and reward programme including:

  • £4,000 Welcome Payment*

  • £2,000 Retention Payment*

  • Up to £8,000 Relocation Package

  • Flexible working opportunities

  • Annual Leave entitlement of days rising to days after 5 years continuous service.

The Social Worker salary is between £32,234 and £33,782. The Senior Social Worker salary is between £34,728 and £39,880 subject to experience. The attached job profiles and competency framework outline the skills, knowledge and experience necessary for both roles.

We also offer all children’s social care staff a clearly defined career pathway with support and encouragement from management for individuals to fulfil their potential.

Our team structures are designed to ensure there is the right level of support available to staff and that caseloads are kept at a manageable level with a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, 4 Social workers and an ASYE making up each team’s full complement of staff. We need resilient, driven individuals who will play their part in making our vision for children’s services a success. You will be joining an authority with a strong set of values that underpins the work we do; values of Accountability, Empowerment, Excellence, Integrity and Respect.

Your Role:You will be instrumental in delivering a first-class service which will deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people of Gloucestershire. Through working with colleagues within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk.

As well as your experience as a frontline social worker, there are some things we require of you to be successfully appointed to this post:

  • Social Work England registration

  • A recognised qualification in Social Work

  • To have passed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)

  • A full driving licence and willingness to drive

  • DBS clearance

About our Social Work Academy:The Gloucestershire Children’s Services Social Work Academy offers leadership of practice to develop outstanding Social Workers and Social Work leaders who effect positive change for children, young people and families in Gloucestershire. The aim of our Academy is to support workers at all levels, from students and newly qualified Social Workers to our Senior Leaders with their professional accreditation responsibilities and career progression options, as well as ensuring that our Children’s Services workforce receive the highest quality Continuing Professional Development to make sure we are the best at what we do

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