Focusing on the child, not forgetting you
Bromley Children’s Social Care has recently been awarded an Ofsted rating of “Good”.
You can view the latest report on: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/44/305
Salary: £39,315 - £46,022 (BR14)
Location: Bromley Civic Centre
Join us on our journey to excellence.
To ensure our services continue to implement our excellent improvement journey, we are seeking highly talented and ambitious people to join us.
Children’s Social Care at the London Borough of Bromley is on a journey of change and improvement and we are seeking highly talented and ambitious people to join us.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and determined professional to provide child-centred practice and challenge in the development and improvement of children’s looked after services within the London Borough of Bromley.
Working closely with the Group Managers of Quality Assurance you will review children's plans in a way which leads to improve standards of social work practice and outcomes for Bromley children. You will hold a caseload of children and young people from diverse backgrounds, building solid relationships with them and the team around them.
As a highly experienced, motivated professional, you will make sound decisions under pressure. You will possess excellent communication, analytical and written skills, be a creative thinker, problem solver, as well being effective at both prioritising and meeting performance targets.
You will be part of a supportive team within a service that is committed to best practice, regular supervision, excellent training, career development and appraisal.
There is a generous benefits package including:
· Eligibility to join our excellent lease car scheme
· Annual Retention allowance of 2k
· Guaranteed professional development days
· Membership of the Local Government pension scheme
· Generous annual leave allowance
· Discounted gym membership
· Staff discounts on hundreds of high street shops and restaurants through our “Lifestyle”
· Salary sacrifice scheme – cycle to work scheme.
· plus £2,000 Golden Hello
You must be a qualified HCPC registered Social Worker, a satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service check is also required.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Carol Turton, Group Manager Quality and Improvement on 0208 461 7395.
You are required to have a car/vehicle available for you to use for business purposes as required.
Essential - Driving a car/vehicle is an integral and regular feature of the job; and therefore having a current driving licence and use of own car/vehicle are deemed to be essential and compulsory for the performance of the job. A minimum of 2 years experience as an IRO.
Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.
We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley employee benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.