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Social Worker Children with Disabilities

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CSC/21/176452
  • Published: Tue 14/12/2021, 17:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H SCP 26 - 30 £30,451 to £33,782 or Grade I SCP 31 - 35 £34,728 - £38,890 per annum. The salary will be dependent upon experience/ ASYE status, etc. Plus a £3,000 'Golden Hello' payment (not ASYE). Terms and conditions apply.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

Qualified Social Worker (must be Social Work England registered)

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the Sefton Children with Disabilities Service for newly qualified or experienced social workers.

www.sefton.gov.uk/socialworkrecruitment please take a look and see how together we can #make a difference

Sefton Council is offering a £3,000 'Golden Hello' payment to qualified Children’s Social Workers (not ASYEs). This ‘Golden Hello’ incentive is applicable to all new employees who are successful in their application for permanent Social Worker vacancies in all teams across Children’s Social Care. Terms and conditions apply. To find out more about our Golden Hello scheme, please click here.

The Children with Disabilities Service is a dynamic and evolving team that can offer stability and support to newly recruited social workers. You would be joining an established team developing new skills and practices to support the most vulnerable in our community. Joining our team would give you the opportunity to make a positive difference to our children, young people and their families.

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic worker who is willing to ensure that all our children and young people achieve their potential. Excellent organisational and recording skills are needed with an ability to prioritise tasks efficiently. Further skills in communicating and listening to young people, together with an understanding of and dedication to overcome the challenges that face them are essential to the role. Experience with Child safeguarding procedures, Children who are looked after and working with Children with Disabilities is desirable. However regular training and management support will be offered to support you in your social work practice. You will be supported from the first year of practice, through your social work career progression and to maximise your continued professional development.

From us you will receive:

  • Good quality, regular supervision
  • Comprehensive workforce development programme
  • Staff engagement sessions and peer supervision, which are practitioner led
  • Partnership with Research in Practice
  • Opportunities to maximise your Social Work Development via Annual Professional Development Reviews

You will:

  • Contribute to the operational delivery of the Children with Disabilities Service as part of a team responsible for providing support for Children with Disability and significant impairments. This will include safeguarding and rights of Children and young people looked after by the Local Authority who have young people with additional needs by continuously improving outcomes.
  • Be responsible for social work provision including managing your own caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance.
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and assess levels of need (within statutory frameworks) and deliver protective and supportive services for children within our community. This will include maintaining up to date multi agency assessments, plans and reviews.
  • Keep the child’s record up to date and clearly reflect the journey of the child, capturing the child’s views, wishes and feelings, and demonstrating in assessments and plans how those views inform the work we do.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work critically and reflect on your practice in order to improve and deliver improved outcomes for children. 

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  • NQ & I job description & person specification
  • Q & E Job Description and Person Specification
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CSC/21/176452
  • Published: Tue 14/12/2021, 17:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H SCP 26 - 30 £30,451 to £33,782 or Grade I SCP 31 - 35 £34,728 - £38,890 per annum. The salary will be dependent upon experience/ ASYE status, etc. Plus a £3,000 'Golden Hello' payment (not ASYE). Terms and conditions apply.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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