Are you looking to use your social work skills to truly make a difference? Do you want to work in small teams with supportive managers and colleagues, where you can really get involved with children and families and help them change their future? Are you looking for a smaller but more varied case load that includes children in need, child protection, care and adoption?
If yes then North Somerset Council’s Community Family Team is looking for an ambitious, innovative and talented Consultant Social Work Practitioner. You would need to be a highly experienced and skilled practitioner and be able to enhance our high-performance standards and have statutory experience. You would need to hold extensive experience working with children and young people and have the motivation and potential to thrive and improve your skills through continuous professional development
For the right person we offer a great work/life balance with a generous leave package, ongoing professional training and development, flexible and mobile working options, an employee assistance scheme which includes a counselling service and the chance to join a final salary pension.
Our office is based in North Somerset, set out in the community within the beautiful town of Clevedon, just off the M5 motorway, giving easy commutable access from neighbouring Bristol, Bath and the surrounding countryside.
With our council’s commitment to health and wellbeing and supporting families to give children the best start in life, our team can give even the most experienced social worker a fresh challenge alongside opportunities for career development.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
If you want to have an informal discussion about the role we have available, contact Team Leader, Alice Di-Duca on 01934 42 6688.
Anticipated interview date: Monday 21 October 2019
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.