Salary up to £54,695*
*(Basic Salary £33,920 - £41,735 + Market Supplement & Retention Bonus of up to £12,960)*
Permanent: 37 Hours per Week
At Thurrock we encourage and empower our social workers and senior practitioners to spend more time undertaking meaningful interventions with families and having quality contact with children, and to be passionate about the children and young people they are responsible for. We believe that continuity and creativity are central to Thurrock's Children Social Care, having a positive impact on children and families and offering a rewarding environment for staff.
The Children and Families Assessment Teams' (CFAT) are looking to recruit Senior Practitioners to join this dynamic and innovative team. You will be joining a strong and stable team that has low caseloads that works on a one-in-four duty rota. Being a frontline service, CFAT is supported by a well-equipped Multi-Agency Support Hub (MASH) and liaises closely with a variety of associated groups to ensure the swift and appropriate movement of each case.
As a Senior Practitioner in CFAT, you will have at least 3 years post qualification experience in a relevant sector, excellent communication skills and proven track record of working on complex cases.
We are always on the lookout for experienced, talented, enthusiastic Social Workers ready to take the next step in their career.
What We Offer:
- Accessible management support and regular reflective supervision
- Excellent training opportunities and an established CPD programme
- Generous annual leave entitlement - 25 days rising to 30 after 5 years' service
- Flexible working to enable work life balance
- Relocation packages of up to £8,000
- Tusker Car Lease Scheme
Closing Date: 22 September 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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