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Senior Social Worker

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£38,890 - £41,881 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999, £40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Would you like to work for an ‘Outstanding’ local authority – one with an established management team, committed to developing excellent practice and ensuring that our staff receive the best support we can offer?

Telford and Wrekin’s Children's Services invite you to join us in our exciting transformation journey.  If you are committed to working with families in a relational way and like us want to re-connect with the community in which our families live then we would like to hear from you.

This is an exciting time for Telford and Wrekin’s Children’s Social Care as we move forward on our Transformation Journey.  We are looking to recruit an experienced senior social worker who is passionate about doing the right thing for children and families and who are committed to working in a relational way.

As one of our senior social workers we will support you to develop your skills and knowledge when working with families using a restorative approach. To excel, you’ll need a social work qualification and registration with Social Work England

Telford and Wrekin Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Children's Social Care, please view our recruitment page: https://www.telford.gov.uk/cscr

Please contact Donna Heywood-Small  if you have any queries regarding the post - email Donna.Heywood-Small@telford.gov.uk or 01952 385718.

Supporting documents
JD Senior Social Worker - FINAL.pdf

Company

Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4NT
GB
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