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Social Worker 16+

Employer: Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Reference: REC1941
  • Published on: Tue 28/02/2012 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/03/2012 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: Working 37.00 hours per week.
  • Salary: Grade 8/9 £23,708 - £34,549 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Elmfield House, South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2EH

Join us as a 16+ Social Worker and you’ll be responsible for improving outcomes for young people in and leaving care in Doncaster.

Are you enthusiastic and motivated? Have you post qualifying experience working in this specialist area?

We are seeking a 16+ social worker with an outward looking approach. You will need to be self-motivated and creative when it comes to managing your caseload as effectively as possible.

You will be networking with a range of other agencies and professionals to build effective partnerships to improve outcomes. By undertaking thorough Assessments and Pathway Plans with young people you will develop and co-ordinate their transition to adulthood in line with current legislation and guidance. The plans for will be for long term involvement across education, health and accommodation ensuring the young person is at the centre of all planning.

With a relevant professional qualification, GSCC registration and ideally a post qualification award in children’s social work, you’ll have a good working knowledge of relevant leaving care legislation and practice issues and a solid understanding of the integration agenda.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Doncaster Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced CRB check.

Interviews for this post will take place on 4th April 2012. If you have not heard from us by this date, please assume you have not been short-listed for interview for the post.

Many thanks for your interest in this vacancy.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk

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