Social Worker - Young Persons Team
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0243
  • Published: Mon 15/11/2021, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 - £36,922 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA, Merseyside

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Social Worker - Young Persons Team

Knowsley Children’s Social Care is seeking to recruit  2 x Social Workers to join our committed and established Young Persons Team who specialise in working with young people looked after, aged 14 - 18 years.

The Young Persons Team have statutory responsibility for care planning, permanence and achieving positive outcomes for young people.

The Young Persons Team work closely with the Care Leavers Service in order to prepare young people for independence ensuring a smooth transition to adulthood. The successful candidates should be passionate and enjoy working with young people.

Adolescence can be a diffcult and challenging time for some young people and the successful candidates should have the skills and experience of working with this age group as well as an understanding of the needs of Children Looked After.

The successful applicants will need to be qualified and professionally registered with Social Work England.

For an informal discussion, please contact Joanne Sheridan, Team Manager on Tel: 07966801894.

Interviews are scheduled to take place Friday, 17 December 2021

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