Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JG7-JM1 £27,358 - £33,136 per annum
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date: Wednesday 12 September 2018
A great opportunity has arisen in the Children Looked After (CLA) Team.
The CLA team provide Social Work services to children and young people who are in the care of North Somerset Council and have a care plan to remain in care on a long term basis. Our team work closely with the Fostering Service, Leaving Care Service, Virtual School and the Children looked After Nurses. We are looking for a social worker who has the necessary skills, experience and motivation to promote positive outcomes for children in care. The team work well together and you will be supported by regular supervision.
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 believe you might be the right person for this post and want to know more please contact Gatrine Muldoon, Team Leader, Children Looked After Team, on 01275 882153.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 28 September 2018