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Social Workers & Senior Social Workers - Family Support Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Family Support
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Thurrock
Salary:
£30,285 to £39,543 per annum
Posted:
20/03/2019
Job Ref:
RO-86990

Social Workers & Senior Social Workers - Family Support Team - Permanent - Thurrock - £30,285 - £39,543p/a

Thurrock Council are currently in need of social workers and senior social workers to join their Family Support service. The service aims to ensure that, wherever possible, children and young people in Thurrock are given every opportunity to get the best start in life and go on to enjoy happy and fulfilling futures.

Thurrock are a forward-thinking local authority who have trust in the expertise and judgement of their social workers. All social workers work with a child-centred and individual approach which is extremely important and one that sets Thurrock apart from similar authorities.

As a smaller authority, all staff have an opportunity to see the impact of their work, share their views and shape the service. This builds a feeling of community, both within the service and throughout the council as a whole. 

Benefits of this Family Support role:

  • Annual leave - 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years' service  
  • Up to £3,000 retention payments
  • Up to £7,000 Market Forces Payment on top of salary
  • Flexible working to enable work life balance
  • Relocation packages
  • Reflective supervision and management support
  • Excellent training opportunities and an established CPD programme

Social Workers in a Family Support role will be:

  • Undertaking activity in line with statutory requirements, legislation, procedures & guidance
  • Contributing to safeguarding investigations and child protection planning where appropriate
  • Completing reports to a high quality standard and within timescale 
  • Undertaking social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality
  • Attending, and making relevant preparations for, any meetings/reviews in regard to case planning for children
  • Ensuring accurate and up-to-date record keeping (including electronic databases/client records) 
  • Facilitating the participation of parents, children & young people
  • Preparing for, and working with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Previous, post-qualified experience
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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