We are looking for an experienced Social Work Practitioner to join our team.
The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.
The role in Darlington covers both that of a Child Protection Chair and Independent Reviewing Officer. It is critical to effective planning for children, ensuring timely interventions and that plans are made a reality. We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed professional who want to make a difference and meet the challenge.
Your primary responsibilities will include the Care Planning and review process in line with the IRO handbook, and the chairing of: Adoption Reviews, Child Protection Conferences, Secure Reviews and Disruption Meetings.
What's in it for you!:
Our employment terms and conditions, include 31 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave payments, and access to reduced gym membership.
You will have access to regular training, supervision and support from senior managers.
We have a strong commitment to professional development throughout all our Children's Service areas, with a training programme that is workforce-led with strong links to supervision, appraisal and audit.
We are progressive and forward thinking and it is an ideal time to join us and be an integral part of our exciting journey to 'good' within a modern and dynamic service that supports our children to thrive.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
For a further informal discussion, please contact Martin Graham, Head of Quality Assurance and Practice Improvement, on 01325 406703.