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Newcastle City Council - Social Worker - Long term team

Newcastle City Council - Social Worker - Long term team

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £180 - £181.02 per day

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Our client, Newcastle City Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Long term team.

As a Social Worker within the Long-Term Service, you will manage a caseload of children subject to Child in Need Plans, Child Protection Plans and children where Care Proceedings are ongoing; we are looking for experienced and committed Social Workers who can deliver innovative practice to families who need support. Newcastle has secured DfE funding and have partnered with Leeds City Council's Children's Social Care to roll out a Family Valued approach to working with children and families; this also includes the development of a Family Group Conference Service to promote family led plans to ensure the safety and needs of children in Newcastle are met. Relationships are at the heart of Social Work in Newcastle; we are committed to working in partnership with families to achieve best outcomes and we pride ourselves on innovative practice. In December 2021 Newcastle Children's Services underwent a full inspection by Ofsted, the services was rated in Good in all domains and received an overall judgement of Good. Within your role you will be managed by a Team Manager who will provide the support and guidance needed in both formal and informal supervision as well as having supportive team members and the benefit of having a dedicated Team Co-Ordinator to support you to fulfil your role . You will also be eligible to attend a range of training opportunities. You will take part in Group Reflection to support the understanding of complex cases and receive monthly one to one supervision with your Team Manager. During the COVID19 pandemic; we have had to adapt to new ways of working this includes a mixture of home working and working within the office. You will be provided with the equipment, technology and resources to enable you to work remotely when needed. There is free parking when you do need to attend the office. Newcastle is a thriving and diverse city; we are committed to providing the best service possible to children and families and committed to providing staff the support and development needed to promote best practice and outcomes for children.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.