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Social Worker - Targeted Youth Support Service (TYS)

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC10324
  • Published: Fri 25/01/2019, 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Up to £33,136pa (dependent on experience) PLUS £4k market forces payment
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

Details of job

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Targeted Youth Support
Location:  Hemel Hempstead & St Albans
Salary:  Up to £33,136pa (dependent on experience) PLUS £4k market forces payment.
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

About you:
*Qualified and HCPC registered Social Worker.
*Post qualifying experience is essential and a proven track record of assessing the needs of young people and their families.

*Experience of either working with young people involved in the Youth Justice Service and/or of working with Children Looked After.

About us:

It is an exciting time to be joining our service as an experienced qualified Social Worker who is passionate and committed to providing support to young people and their families.

The Targeted Youth Support Service is a uniquely integrated service delivering a range of interventions to adolescents and their families, including undertaking Youth Justice Orders, Statutory Social Work to Children Looked After and family support/prevention work.

 

Hertfordshire’s Children Services has successfully achieved a “Good” rating from Ofsted.  We are proud that our service, Targeted Youth Support Service, was specifically commended by Ofsted for its good work with adolescents.

 

We are a highly supportive and motivated team  This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your skills of social work practice with adolescents and families and to truly influence the lives of young people.

 

Responsibilities include:
* Managing complex cases to achieve positive outcomes, within a multi-agency environment

* Recording accurate and comprehensive case management information, using various IT packages

* Working in partnership with a wide range of key organisations and individuals

* Delivering appropriate interventions as part of an agreed package of support

 

Hertfordshire County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees. This includes:


  • Competitive starting salary of up to £33,136 depending on experience (pro-rata)
    • Market Forces payment of £4,000 (pro-rata)
    • Free parking at all our sites
  • Car Lease Scheme
    • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
    • Childcare Vouchers
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out – please visit www.hertsrewards.co.uk for more details

For an informal discussion please contact Vez Nani, Practice Manager on 01442 388755 or email vez.nani@hertfordshire.gov.uk

 

Closing Date:  Sunday 17th February 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 4th March 2019

 

Downloads

  • TYS Social Worker Job Outline

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC10324
  • Published: Fri 25/01/2019, 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Up to £33,136pa (dependent on experience) PLUS £4k market forces payment
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

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