Leaving Care Service Social Worker - Part Time

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
10/01/2022
Advert End Date:
28/02/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Fletton Quays, Peterborough
Salary:
£32,234 to £35,745 Pro rata
Weekly Hours:
18.5
Vacancy ID:
104552
Closing date:
28 Feb
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Part Time Social Worker to work within the Leaving Care service for Peterborough City Council, an authority judged good in their last Ofsted Inspection. The post offers the chance to contribute to high quality service delivery, further develop strong partnership/cross service working and in collaboration with the social workers innovate and build on the good practice that is already in place.

Having achieved ‘Good’ in our 2018 Ofsted inspection we have firmly set our sights on ‘Outstanding’, and are looking for passionate and committed individuals to join us. Join an experienced and dedicated management team working to ensure the best interests are achieved for children and their families.


The successful candidate will have:

• A degree in social care with significant demonstrable post qualification experience and current SWE registration
• A good understanding of the legislative and regulatory regime of multi-agency statutory children’s services, together with an understanding of the framework within which Local Authorities operate.
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• High motivation, energy and personal drive, resilient and demonstrating highly developed emotional intelligence and self-awareness

In return we can offer you:
• A competitive salary plus generous retention payments
• A relocation package up to £8,000 (T&C’s apply)
• Excellent pension scheme
• Agile working

The role is 18.5 hour part time.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, apply today!

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.