Childrens Senior Social Worker

Posted 13 March 2024
Salary £36648 - £44428 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Gloucestershire Council is looking for a Senior Social Worker to join their Childrens team.

The teams that we are looking to recruit into are MASH, Assessment, Safeguarding, DCYPS, Permanency teams 0-11 years and 11-25 years.

NOTE: Applications from Skilled Workers already living and working in the UK will be considered, with the following additional criteria:
* currently registered with SWE
* looking to move Certificate of Sponsorship and relocate to Gloucestershire

Right child, right support, right time, every time

Gloucestershire's vision is "to work together to give every child the best possible chance of a remarkable life, especially those children who are disadvantaged and vulnerable."

We have ambitious improvement and transformation plans to create the optimum conditions within which our staff can make a real difference and improve outcomes for children.

We are a local authority adopting, and training all colleagues in, systemic social work practice. If you would like to join an authority that takes a relational approach to working with families and focuses on what needs to change in the system around a child and family to enable children to thrive, then consider a role with GCC.

About you

As a Social Worker, you will be instrumental in delivering a first-class service to ensure the best outcomes for the children and young people of Gloucestershire. Through building positive relationships with colleagues within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk.

As well as your experience as a frontline social worker, there are some things we require of you to be successfully appointed to this post:
* Social Work England registration
* Experience at Senior Social worker level
* A recognised qualification in Social Work
* To have passed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
* A full driving licence and willingness to drive
* Enhanced DBS clearance