Childrens Senior Social Worker/ Advance Practitioner [Bolton] #0008E0F41

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

– Must be able to drive

Social Worker with at least 3 years experience required for Safeguarding Childrens team. Must have knowledge of

• Safeguarding
• Child Protection and CIN
• Court
• Reports
• Working within statutory deadlines, etc within a Safeguarding Team

Full time post working 37 hours per week. Free on site parking at office base.

Please see attached JD/PS for list of full duties

Flexible working in place- balance between working from home/office and statutory visits to meet the needs of the service
Candidates need to be able to undertake duty and home visits. Caseload will be across Bolton with office base at Castle Hill. Depending on experience successful candidates will be allocated across the SG teams and service
Free parking at office base
See attached Job Description for other generic duties
Interviews for successful candidates will be conducted via Microsoft Teams or in a suitable meeting room
References will be requested for any candidates offered an interview

We are looking for experienced Social Workers to join us in providing high quality, child focused practice which ensures the best outcomes for our children and families. We have a strong, positive, supportive culture in Bolton and we’d love you to be a part of it. What can we offer you?
• Free parking and modern, well appointed, air conditioned office accommodation with on-site café.
• Co-located working arrangements to support better lines of communication with colleagues from the wider service.
• Visible and accessible senior management support, with the Assistant Director and Heads of Service readily available.
• Agile working arrangements. Our Social Workers work from the office for one week in three, with the opportunity on the remaining two weeks to work from home or mobile in the local community.
• Up to date IT equipment enabling you to do your job effectively and efficiently.
• A permanent management and senior management team, so consistent reflective supervision and management guidance.
• Training into our universal model of social work practice – the Bolton Family Framework.
• High quality admin support.
• A calm and measured response to crisis situations, with the aim of promoting learning and accountability.
• An ethos of the ‘Bolton Family’ that encourages you to bring your true authentic self to the workplace.
• We’ll also support you to transfer to a permanent position, as we hope you’ll love Bolton and want to stay!

What we need from you:
• Social Work England registration
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• A keenness to learn and a commitment to support the children and families who we work with.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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