Focusing on the child, not forgetting you
Bromley Children’s Social Care has recently been awarded an Ofsted rating of “Outstanding for leadership and Good across all services”.
You can view the latest report on: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/44/305
Social Worker - Safeguarding and Care Planning Team
Salary: up to £39,217 per annum from 1st April 2019
plus £1,500 annual retention payment, a £1,000 Golden Hello and lease car
Location: Bromley Civic Centre
Bromley is committed to making children and young people in the Borough its top priority. We are now entering Phase 3 of our Roadmap to Excellence with political and corporate leadership support all in place.
Children’s Social Care at the London Borough of Bromley is progressing well on its journey of improvement and we are seeking highly talented and ambitious people to join us.
Ade Adetosoye OBE Interim Chief Executive is leading us on this journey with a clear vision to raise the profile of safeguarding and highlighting people’s shared responsibility in keeping children and young people safe.
This is an exciting time to join Bromley in transforming services for children. This role provides you with a unique opportunity to be innovative and aspirational for children.
Over the past 24 months Children’s Social Care at Bromley has changed. We’ve made a huge investment in increasing our staff numbers and lowering our caseloads. As we continue to fill up our teams with permanent staff join us on our journey whilst you still can!
The Bromley caseload promise has become a reality, Social Workers in the Safeguarding and Care Planning team have an average caseload of just 12-15 children which allows you the time to focus on undertaking quality Social Work. You will have the time to focus on the child as well as yourself, your own development and career ambitions. At Bromley we have structured career pathways which start from the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment all the way up to Head of Service so there is no journey too big or too small at Bromley.
You will be joining an ambitious service with strong leadership and clear lines of support. As part of the Bromley Promise there will be a dedicated two week induction programme upon joining us, manageable caseloads, you will work in a small cluster team containing just five Social Workers/Seniors and one Team Manager and you will have dedicated time set aside for quality reflective supervision.
We are confident that with your support, we will continue to provide good social care services to our children in Bromley as set out in our improvement and transformation plan. In return we ask that you bring your passion, dedication and skills to us.
The Bromley Promise:
· Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker
· Dedicated time for reflective supervision
· Generous Annual Leave Entitlement including an additional three days
· Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising five Social Workers
· Two week protected induction programme
· Excellent Learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
· Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team
To find out more about working in Children’s Social Care at Bromley visit- http://www.bromleysocialworkcareers.co.uk/
To view our Roadmap to Excellence document visit - http://www.bromleysocialworkcareers.co.uk/media/1002/theroadmaptoexcellence.pdf
To view our Social Work Practise Standards visit- http://www.bromleysocialworkcareers.co.uk/media/1057/socialworkpracticestandards.pdf
Applicants must have completed their ASYE
Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.
We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley Employee benefits scheme; Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.
Join us on our journey today
All applications will be reviewed quickly with interview panels taking place on a weekly basis.