Are you an ambitious Social Worker keen to specialise in working with young people? Could you work with young people who are leaving care to ensure they have a robust pathway plan, stepping-stones in place for independence and that structured support is in place for them? If so this could be the role for you……
Who you are…
- A qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England
- Have good communication skills and work in an integrated way across services and teams
- Enthusiastic, organised and willing challenge decision making processes
- To manage the care planning for young people in the care of and those leaving the care of Rutland County Council
- To promote the welfare of children and families throughout their care journey and to ensure they are safeguarded and supported
You will hold a specialist case load of teenagers who are in care or on the edge of care. You will initially be based in the Protection and Permanence Team with a view to moving to a specialist team for adolescents and our care leavers.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS and SWE registrations is paid for by us
What we offer in return… A safe working environment with strict social distancing measures in place. Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme.
What to do now… Please visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ann-marie McDonnell, Team Manager on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the Recruitment team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01572 758343.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to Apply
We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.
Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.