Children’s Social Worker [Tameside MBC] – #0008AB731

Job Description

The following is essential criteria, please do not apply without:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

– At least 12 months post qualification experience of working in a statutory setting

5 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, any relevant quals as per JDPS

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We are looking to recruit social workers to join our cared for children team.  We work with care experienced young people up until the age of 18 years when they transfer to our leaving care service.

You will have experience of working with care experienced young people and driving forward care and permanence plans in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

You will be part of a social work team consisting of a team manager, senior practitioner and 7 social workers.  You will receive monthly supervision and access to training offered by the local authority.

You will be part of a duty rota on a 4 weekly basis when you and your team will be office based for the full week.

We offer a hybrid style of working with both home and office working.

We are based in Ashton-under-Lyne and are co-located with colleagues from fostering, leaving care, youth justice and commissioning which supports with joint working.

Our core working hours are: Mon-Weds 8.30-5pm; Thursday 8.30-4.30pm; Friday 8.30-4pm.

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 Children's
  • 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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