Here at North Yorkshire County Council, we are extremely proud of the work our Children’s Services do; Ofsted has recently recognised their hard work in our 2018 review, rating us as Outstanding across all areas. We are now pleased to be offering the opportunity to join our highly acclaimed service and help us continue to offer an excellent provision.
An exciting position has arisen for an enthusiastic, well-motivated Specialist Social Worker to oversee the West (Harrogate, Ripon and Craven) of the County in a permanent full time role.
As a Specialist Social Worker, you will be part of a small and committed team that is focused in the fields of child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation, missing and contextual safeguarding. The Specialist Social Workers are non-case however, requires you to have oversight and support Children and Families staff and wider partners to consider innovative approaches to complex casework.
Specialist Social Worker are integral in developing relationships and working alongside multi agency partners to ensure the right outcomes for children.
As Specialist Social worker you will be given the opportunity to attend varied and bespoke training child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation, missing, contextual safeguarding and private fostering furthering your own CPD as well as sharing learning within the wider workforce.
The specialist social work team is committed to work with children and their families/carers, using a range of solution focussed, strength based relationship practice models, including Signs of Safety, Systemic theory and the Family Finding approach. We are looking for an individual who can help us continue to offer a unique service and truly make a difference to the young people of our county.
Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.
If you have any questions about the role please contact Jess Markwart (Group Manager Access and Multiple Vulnerabilities) on email@example.com
Job Description / Person Specification.pdf
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Closing date: Sunday 23rd January
Shortlisting Date: Monday 24th January
Interview Date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Venue for Interview: Virtual
This is a politically restricted post as defined by the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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