Targeted Youth Support Worker (Qualified Social Worker)
Based in Hemel Hempstead covering Dacorum district
£25,694 - £32,164 pa (dependent on experience) + £3,000 market forces payment, pension & lease car (salary & market forces pro-rata for part time)
Permanent, 37 hours per week.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Qualified Social Worker who is passionate and committed to providing support to young people and their families. Targeted Youth Support offer targeted family support to prevent family breakdown and escalation into Specialist Services as well as the undertaking of Youth Justice Orders and statutory Social Work to Children Looked After.
Candidates must have post qualifying experience and a proven track record of assessing the needs of young people and their families. Alongside this you will have experience of managing complex cases and achieving positive outcomes and working in a multi-agency environment. You will have experience of either working with young people involved in the Youth Justice system and/or of working with Children Looked After and in preventing children being accommodated.
Working in a highly supportive and motivated team, this is an excellent opportunity to further develop your skills of social work practice with adolescents and families and to truly influence the lives of young people.
Hertfordshire County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees. This includes:
• Competitive starting salary of between £25,694 and £32,164 depending on experience (pro-rata)
• Market Forces payment of £3,000 (pro-rata)
• Car lease scheme
• Free parking at all our sites
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
• Childcare Vouchers
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out – please visit www.hertsrewards.co.uk for more details
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Vez Nani on 01442 388755
Closing date: 30 January 2017
Interview date: 08 February 2017