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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
21/10/2016
Advert End Date:
08/01/2017 23:59
Salary:
£25,694 - £36,937 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
156656
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
006905

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Jan


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Further information

As a high performing Local Authority we are constantly improving our services for children, young people and their families within Stockton-on-Tees. As part of this improvement process we have recently appointed Deputy Team Managers to offer additional support to Team Managers and Social Workers. Due to these appointments we are seeking to recruit further highly motivated Social Workers to both our Assessment and Fieldwork Teams who will be committed to providing excellent outcomes for children and young people.

In our recent Ofsted Inspection we were judged as ‘Good’ the inspection identified positive feedback regarding our commitment to children, young people and their families and acknowledged that staff working in our service feel valued and supported and wished to remain within our Children’s Social Care Service.

We offer a package of support to help with the demands of the day to day job including designated admin provision to reduce demands on Social Work time, a contracted resource provider to facilitate supervised contacts, workload management system, IT access to allow staff to work from home and secondment opportunities.

We offer a range of employee benefits including:

• Flexible working hours
• Free on-site office car parking at Stirling House
• Retention initiatives
• Additional annual leave purchase scheme
• Childcare voucher scheme to automatically save on tax and National Insurance
• Free Tees Active Leisure Card giving discounts on leisure activities
• Bus and train discounts
• Car lease scheme
• Cycle to work scheme

This post is open to experienced Social Workers only, applicants must evidence the skills and ability to confidently assess and manage situations where there are Child Protection issues and high levels of need. In return we offer a supportive team environment; are committed to continuous professional development and offer regular supervision and an annual appraisal.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Maria Murrell, Service Manager on 01642 527463.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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