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London Borough of Barking and Dagenham council has exciting opportunities for experienced Social Workers who would like to join our innovative Learn to Live Team (L2L).
The Learn to Live aims to safeguard and promote young people to support them to live independently lives. You’ll manage complex cases and plan to promote young people through pathway plans. You’ll be confident about working with partners within and without the council to deliver effective and efficient services. You’ll take responsibility for enabling contact arrangements and ensuring that health assessments and personal education plans are in place. Throughout, you’ll engage successfully with the children and make sure that their voices are heard and recorded consistently.
We’ll also expect you to contribute to the team – helping us develop and improve standards. We believe that our award-winning training, development and support is among the best in London and we will give you the time and support you need to make a difference.
In return we will offer you a £5,000 Welcome payment with your first salary payment and £15,000 commitment payment on your 3rd Year anniversary in post. This Allowance is subject to conditions. In year’s 4 or 5 of service, you will be entitled to 2 months paid sabbatical. Other benefits include a generous pension package, 27-30 days of annual leave and affordable housing scheme in addition to a relocation package of £7,500.
Special Requirements for this Post
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check. You will also need a current HCPC registration.
Disclaimer for adverts for hard to fill positions
We will be reviewing and shortlisting CVs as they are submitted. Candidates will be invited to an interview and job offers made on a rolling basis, it is advisable to submit your CV/application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Once all positions are filled the job advert will be closed.
We are also advertising other Social Work positions within our Children’s Social Care Service, if you are interested and would like to apply, please click on the link below:
If you would like a confidential discussion about this post and other Social Work posts we are advertising, then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you within 48 hours.
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