Job Description

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

Children & Young Peoples Team

Working Arrangements: Agile – 3 days in the office as a minimum

Hours per week: 37 hrs per week

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £44,464 (Based on experience)

About the Post:

We’re a council that prioritises Children’s Services, and we want every child in the borough to achieve their full potential, to be safe and happy. We’re looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed professional social workers to join our Children and Young People Team, based in Cudworth. In Barnsley we believe in working collaboratively with our families and are excited about becoming a signs of safety local authority. When you join us, you can come on this exciting journey with us and have access to a full suite of development and training opportunities.

We are ambitious for our families and our workforce are key to achieving these ambitions. You will be part of a team delivering a service where children feel safe, are listened to, and receive a timely, creative and individual response. You will be focused on outcomes for children and young people; ensuring that intervention in children’s lives are meaningful and proportionate.

A confident and experienced qualified social work professional, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will have experience of working with children subject to Child In Need, Child Protection and in care proceedings, working in partnership with families and agencies to drive plans and promote outcomes.

We will provide you with a comprehensive induction programme, dedicated supervision and a commitment to your learning and development, with a robust Continuous Professional Development programme through our Practice Development Hub.

Why it’s great to work in Barnsley:

– A highly competitive social work salary up to £43421 for experienced social workers and £46464 for senior practitioners and we also offer a welcome payment for new employees.

– Small and supportive teams, with permanent team managers

– High quality regular supervision and support and a nurturing management team that encourages learning and development.

– Flexible working

– A commitment to continuous professional development with a strong training and development offer for staff at all levels

– Relocation package

– Good IT support and equipment

– A commitment to health and wellbeing and access to dedicated assistance programme

– Just 4 You Benefits

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