Social Worker for Disabled Children and Young People

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:
£32,234 to £35,745
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
104071
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

As a 0 to 25 Disability Service our client group is disabled children and their families and those young people requiring support to transition into early adulthood and adult services as appropriate.

The service operates as one service of two teams; a 0 to 18 team and a transitions team for 14 to 25 with some cross over between teams.

The social work is varied and diverse incorporating all the main areas of social work intervention for Child in Need, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Child Looked After and Permanency Planning.

There is the opportunity for some social workers developing the knowledge and skills to manage case work of both children and young adults.

We are looking for an experienced social worker to work with the 0 to 18 cohort.
Experienced social workers who have an interest in or experience of working with disabled children and young people are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to work in this developing service area in a supportive and friendly team.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, a proven ability in multi-agency working and a passion for enabling disabled children and young people to achieve their potential.

In return we can offer you:
• The opportunity to work in a diverse, vibrant, multi-cultural city
• A competitive salary plus generous retention payment
• Bespoke training and CDP
• Excellent pension scheme
• Agile working
• A supportive and compassionate team with a great sense of community.

* salary grade subject to experience

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.