Senior Practitioner - Assessment Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/01/2021
Advert End Date:
31/01/2021 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
Salary:
£39,880 to £43,857
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
104074
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Join our children’s social care teams at Peterborough City Council and experience it for yourself.

'I feel really supported and able to grow here'

'I value the investment in my individual professional development and being allowed to steer this'

'The managers in our service are well connected and are supportive of us as individuals and as a team'

These are just some of the responses we had from our social workers in the assessment teams when we asked them why they love working here. Does this sound like an environment where you could make a real difference?

Having achieved ‘Good’ in our 2018 Ofsted inspection we have firmly set our sights on ‘Outstanding’, and are looking for passionate and committed social workers to join us.

Our Assessment teams are fast paced, lively and interesting, with a varied workload including Section 17 assessments, S47 investigations with cases transferring at initial Child in Need meeting or Child Protection Conference.

The successful candidate will have:

• At least 3 years social work practice post completion of ASYE.
• A proactive and adaptable approach
• A passion for ensuring that Children and Families receive a positive and timely first experience of our service
• A passion for ensuring that Children and Families receive a positive and timely first experience of our service
• A social work degree
• Current SWE registration

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
• Bespoke training and career progression opportunities
• Working as part of a supportive and compassionate team with a great
sense of community.

* salary grade subject to experience

If you would love to work for an authority that will genuinely love you back, apply today

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, we want to speak to you now!

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.

#welovesocialworkers

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This job is not currently open to applications.