Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 25 October 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact Celia Allport - Practice Manager on 01323 464222
About the role
Single Point of Advice (SPOA), the referral point for all new Children's Services referrals covering both Social Care and Early Help, are recruiting a Children's Services Caseworker.
We are looking for a person who is an effective communicator and has experience of working with children/young people and families. You will be required to assess and screen initial contacts received and respond to initial welfare enquiries from members of the public and other professionals. You will need to be calm; reliable; able to input onto a database and work well in a team.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.