Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JM2 £34,106 – £38,052 per annum
Location: Based in North Somerset
Hours: Full time
Closing date: Wednesday 19 September 2018
Are you looking to use your social work skills to truly make a difference? Do you want to work in small teams with supportive managers and colleagues, where you can really get involved with children and families and help them change their future? Are you looking for a smaller but more varied case load that includes children in need, child protection, care and adoption?
If yes then North Somerset Council’s community family teams are looking for ambitious, innovative and talented consultant social work practitioners. You would need to be highly experienced and skilled child care consultant social work practitioners and be able to enhance our high performance standards and have statutory experience. You would need to hold extensive experience working with children and young people and have the motivation and potential to thrive and improving your skills through continuous professional development
For the right person we offer a great work/life balance with a generous leave package, ongoing professional training and development, flexible and mobile working options, an employee assistance scheme which includes a counselling service and the chance to join a final salary pension.
Our offices are based in and around North Somerset set out in the community within the beautiful towns of Clevedon and Portishead, or by the seaside in Weston-super-Mare. All locations are just off the M5 motorway, giving easy commutable access from neighbouring Bristol, Bath and the surrounding countryside.
With our council’s commitment to health and wellbeing and supporting families to give children the best start in life our team can give even the most experienced social worker a fresh challenge alongside opportunities for career development.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
If you want to have an informal discussion about the roles we have available contact Jackie Milton, Service Leader, on 01275 888 270 or 07771 344 836.
To get full job details and apply online visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs
Interview Date: Wednesday 03 October 2018 at the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare