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Social Worker - Permanency Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Fostering
Social Worker
East of England
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary Description:
Up to £0.00 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Permanency Team - 18.5 hours per week - Bedford - £36,756 - £42,153 per annum

An exciting vacancy has become available in Bedford Borough for a social worker on the permanency team. They will consider candidates with a range of experience, which makes this a great opportunity for social workers to change direction and springboard their career.

This is a great time to join Bedford, as they work towards an exciting transformation plan. The focus is on developing the early intervention and prevention strategies, and supporting this with an efficient and effective social care system.

Benefits of working for Bedford include:

* £4000 bonus payment
* Up to £8,000 Relocation Package
* A smaller remit that neighbouring authorities - Bedford covers a relatively small geographical area and therefore limited travel to visits
* Flexible working arrangements
* Generous annual leave entitlement
* Technology to support agile working
* A clearly defined career progression scheme for all social workers.

Duties as a Permanency Social Worker:

* Children in care visits
* Organising health assessments
* Referrals to CAMHS and other services as needed
* Direct work with children
* Organising contact and liaising with families
* Considering rehab home plans
* Working towards permanence
* Preparing for independence

As a Permanency Social Worker you will require:

* Social Work England Registration
* Eligiblility to work in the UK
* A full UK Driving licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Completed ASYE

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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