Social Worker - Children and Young People

Cumbria County Council
£31,985 - £32,798
Closing date
28 Aug 2022

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A vacancy has arisen for a Social Worker to be based within the Children Looked After Team. We are looking for a motivated, hard-working, and dedicated person to join our team as a Social Worker; developing and delivering exceptional service to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and families.

It is really important to us that Cumbria is a great place to be a child and grow up; a place of opportunity where young people are able to live happy and productive lives and a place where young people will want to live and work in the future.

We firmly believe that all children in Cumbria deserve the best start in life, and we're looking for the right people to help make that happen.

The Role

As a Social Worker, you will be allocated work in-line with the needs of the children who are Looked After and Proceedings have been concluded and need an experienced social worker to be allocated to them so that plans can be worked and the local authority can complete its statutory responsibilities. This role will require travel (inside and outside of Cumbria) as you will have to undertake statutory visits to the children and young people, some who are placed at a distance.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for people who share our vision and ambition and have the ability to inspire the trust and confidence of professionals across a range of agencies. We are keen recruit those who have successful experience in a similar role and a good knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. If this sounds like you and you share our passion for the service, then apply today!

We recognise that social work can be a challenging job and if you are successful you will be working in a supportive working environment that is committed to your learning and career development.

Cumbria has a strong foundation of career progression and professional development to enable our employees to take up opportunities as they arise in their careers. We will provide you with coaching and mentoring in your professional development.

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