qualified social worker - safeguarding team in gloucester

posted
job type
permanent
salary
£ 29,909 per year
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job details

posted
location
gloucester, south west
job category
social care
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 29,909 per year
experience
Children services
reference number
CJ323748
phone
0330 0248 775
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job description

Are you ready to work for a Local Authority with genuine progression routes? Do you want flexible working conditions? Would you like to work for a supportive and approachable management with 1:1 monthly reflective supervision and a manageable caseload?

If you want to work for a local authority that is looking to take care of its permanent employees here is your chance!!! Gloucester Council is offering a fantastic benefits package to all new employees; they are seeking Social Workers and Senior Social Workers for permanent positions in there Children's safeguarding team in Gloucester.

Fantastic Benefits available:



* A highly competitive salary of up to £38,052 per annum
* Welcome payments up to £3,000
* Relocation Packages of up to £8,000
* Retention payments of £2,000
* Manageable Case-loads of 18
* Flexible working opportunities
* Smaller teams allowing greater management support and oversight (Ratio of teams is 1:6 Meaning 1 team manager to 6 QSW)
* 2 - 3 year progression after completing ASYE to Senior Social worker - all supported through academy
* Further development schemes in place to progress advanced Prac's to TM and TM to HOS
* Overall a significant investment in resource/head count and facilities
* Access to a range of training and development opportunities so that you have the tools to update your skills and knowledge
* Maternity / Adoption / paternity leave


Responsibilities of a social worker in the safeguarding team:



* The Safeguarding Teams ensure that every child has a clear assessment of need, with a plan that sets out how help will be delivered, outcomes to be achieved and arrangements for review.
* Children supported in these teams are subject to child protection plans, children in need plans or are undergoing permanency planning having recently entered care.
* Within Gloucester, we operate a Pod model in which smaller geographically focussed teams work together as a multi-agency with embedded partner organisations.


In order to be considered for this role, you should have:



* A Social Work Qualification
* 1+ Years post qualifying experience
* HCPC registration


For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775. Remember it pays to have friends, make a referral and get £300.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),work well under pressure,written communication

qualification

university