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Somerset council - Social worker - Safeguarding

Somerset council - Social worker - Safeguarding

  • Location

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £33 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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x 2 Safeguarding Social Workers - Taunton
Our client, Somerset council is looking for 2 Social workers to join their Safeguarding team.

Hours are negotiable and flexible
We are looking for Social Workers who are passionate and enthusiastic to join us in improving outcomes for our most vulnerable young people and families in Somerset to encourage positive change.
Somerset are committed to providing the support, training and development you will need to continue to improve your professional practice as a social worker.
You will be offered
* Small supportive teams
* Support to work from a strengths and relationship-based approach
* Regular high-quality systemic supervision and annual appraisals
* Flexible working arrangements
* Regular training and continuing development opportunities
We work with children and families which enable practitioners to do meaningful work with families and a focus on the quality of practice and improving learning, supervision and support for our social workers.
You'll be encouraged to work smarter with access to a mobile phone, laptop, training and planning resources.
We build resilience in our social workers through reflective and supportive supervision and strong case management conferencing. Somerset staff morale is good, and management are committed to staff retention.
We promote flexible working within our safeguarding teams and will consider part time, 9-day fortnight and other flexible working approaches.
The team for the west of the county are based in County Hall in Taunton. As the county town transport links are great with access to the M5, less than two hours by train to London and 40 minutes' drive in each direction to Bristol and Exeter.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly