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Children's Newly Qualified Social Workers - SW academy - West

Cumbria County Council
£28,226 - £29,174
Closing date
5 Aug 2022
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We are looking for a Newly Qualified Social Worker who is either about to or have recently graduated to join our social work teams. We are ideally looking for an applicant who has also had some experience which can include voluntary work within a Children's Services setting.

As part of our Social Work Academy, you will:

  • Receive support with an Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme from within your team and from the wider Workforce and Organisational Development team.
  • Attend bring back days supported by the Social Work Academy Team manager and wider team.
  • Access ongoing Continual Professional Development (CPD) within the ASYE programme and within your team
  • Experience rural social work in a beautiful part of the world.

Interviews will take place through our Social Work Academy recruitment process (these may be a virtual process)

We offer a generous benefits package including;       

*Competitive Salary

*Relocation Package (up to GBP 8,000)

*Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

*Supportive working environment

*Flexible working arrangements

*Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

*Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave

*Sickness pay

*Cycle to work scheme

*A strong training programme with plenty of opportunities for continuing professional development

*Career Progression Pathways

*Regular Reflective Supervision

*Strong Partnerships with Leading Social Work Practice Educators and research with Lancaster University

These roles require enhanced DBS checks with a Childrens and Adults Barred List checks. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults and Children.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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