Team: Children’s Services – Family Support
Job Family: Supporting - Level 1 - CBG9 / Level 2 - CBG10
Salary: Level 1 - £27,347 - £29,897 - Plus MRS £5,100 per annum / Level 2 - £30,744 - £32,220 - Plus MRS £5,150 & Enhanced MRS £3,850 per annum
Contract Type: 2 x Permanent & 2 x Fixed Term/Secondment 12 months
Hours: 37 hours per week
Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable
Closing Date: 16th February 2020
Interview Date: W/C 17th February 2020
More about the role
Central Bedfordshire Council are excited to offer opportunities for qualified Social Workers within our Children Service’s department. In Central Bedfordshire we want to assist children and young people to grow up safely, achieve more, and be happy and healthy. We know that the only way to protect our most vulnerable children is to value and support our talented Social Workers and we are looking for the finest Social Workers to join our progressive teams and in return to offer you the opportunity to develop, progress your career and find your greatness.
We have an opportunity for an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join the Family Support Service based in Watling House, Dunstable. You will have relevant experience in understanding the best way of applying different social work theories and come with ideas and knowledge to deliver imaginative ambitious interventions that improve outcomes for all involved. You will also have the communication skills to work with other agencies and present high-quality reports. The Family Support team pride ourselves on our small teams and manageable cases loads allowing workers to undertake meaningful practice with children and their families.
This is an exciting opportunity for a social worker to continue to develop their social work career. We are proud that in Family Support we enable workers to gain a vast amount of experiences and opportunities in working with families who are subject to child in need, child protection and some court work. As part of our work we are embracing MI and systemic models of social work practice which we hope to develop further over the next coming months.
Please Note - It is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to your own vehicle.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
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Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx.