Qualified Social Worker - Through Care Team

Recruiter
Pixel Personnel
Location
Cleethorpes
Salary
£70,000 - £99,999
Posted
13 Oct 2019
Closes
16 Oct 2019
Ref
1293346535
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pixel Personnel are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Workers for our clients Through Care teams, working with longer term looked after children and Care Leavers based across North East Lincolnshire. Excellent rates of pay on offer up to £37 an hour dependent upon experience.

North East Lincolnshire Council's Children's Services are committed to achieving best outcomes for children, young people and families. We are looking for committed professionals who share our ambition and can bring something to the table to help us achieve it. We want people who genuinely care about the work we do and the people we serve and who want to achieve the best possible results for every child.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Qualified Social Workers with at least four years post qualifying experience working with Children and Families

• HCPC Registered

• An understanding of the importance of good people management and experience of supporting, guiding and mentoring others successfully

• Excellent recording skills with an eye for detail

• Sound decision making ability (even when there are areas of uncertainty)

• Planning, time management and organisational skills to manage both your own workload and to support others to manage theirs

• Positive, confident, innovative and enthusiastic individuals, undaunted by change or challenge, who are invested in their own development and that of others.

• Someone who will ensure that the child's voice is always heard and will ensure it is taken into account in every assessment, plan and decision that is made

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

As Case Supervisor, your focus will be on managing, guiding, developing and supervising a small team of dedicated Social Workers. You will lead those working directly with vulnerable children, young people and their families to make a sustainable difference to their lives, so should have a proven track record of keeping children at the centre of your practice. Accountable for ensuring your team performs to the best of their ability, whilst demonstrating high levels of empathy and sensitivity when considering the needs of those reporting to you, you will monitor social work practices within your team through reflective supervision, observation and regular evidence based auditing and feedback.

Who we are:

• Committed to achieving the best outcomes for all children, young people and families

• Committed to reducing the demand for Social Work intervention and strengthening our early intervention input

• Excellent working relationships with Early Help Managers to deliver better services

• Award winning Practice Framework: Signs of Safety and Restorative Practice

• Strong Leadership and Management - our Leaders care about the job we do and the families we support • Excellent links with local Universities with access to Research in Practice and Children's Social Work Matters (Resources) through the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership - our development matters

What we offer: • The opportunity to make a real difference to the children and families in need of our support and intervention ability to claim Mileage, Regular Support and Supervisions, Remote Working

• Excellent training, learning and development opportunities throughout your career • Ability to work in an agile and flexible way

• Friendly and supportive Social Work team, with excellent support from our Business Services

• Access to mentoring/coaching and employee assistance

• An excellent working environment in attractive, modern offices with a seafront location in a busy and vibrant east coast resort. NEL is commutable within lots of places under an hour for example Hull, East Riding, Doncaster, Scunthorpe, and Lincolnshire Both short and long term contracts are available. Relocation and travel assistance allowances may be payable for long term contracts (i.e. 3 months and above) This is an exciting time to join Children's Services in North East Lincolnshire.

Requirements

• You have a recognised professional Social Work Qualification (MA/BA/BSC in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or CSQW)

• You want to work to achieve the best for all children, young people and families

• You can see the benefit of working closely with all professionals who contribute to the lives of children, young people and families and will always work in this way

• You have a commitment to the highest of practice standards

• You have knowledge and experience of Child in Need, Child Protection, Public and Private law (including adoption).

Who we are:

• Committed to achieving the best outcomes for all children, young people and families

• Committed to reducing the demand for Social Work intervention and strengthening our early intervention input

• Excellent working relationships with Early Help Managers to deliver better services

• Award winning Practice Framework: Signs of Safety and Restorative Practice

• Strong Leadership and Management - our Leaders care about the job we do and the families we support

• Excellent links with local Universities with access to Research in Practice and Children's Social Work Matters (Resources) through the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership - our development matters

What we offer:

• The opportunity to make a real difference to the children and families in need of our support and intervention

• Excellent training, learning and development opportunities throughout your career • Ability to work in an agile and flexible way

• Friendly and supportive Social Work team, with excellent support from our Business Services

• Access to mentoring/coaching and employee assistance

• An excellent working environment in attractive, modern offices with a seafront location in a busy and vibrant east coast resort This is an exciting time to join Children's Services in North East Lincolnshire.

Requirements:
  • A professional qualification in social work
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Registered social worker with the HCPC

Benefits of working with Pixel:
  • Your own dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • Recommend a friend scheme - Receive £300 per successful referral*
  • Secure your own role Scheme - Receive £350 for finding or bringing your own position to Pixel Personnel*
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed for free upon registering

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Pixel Personnel have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 01920 898 704 or email your CV to us at contact@pixelpersonnel.co.uk