Social Worker (Disabled Children)

Recruiter
CORNWALL COUNCIL
Location
Cornwall
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
1805764519
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Make a difference

We put the needs of the children in Cornwall right at the heart of everything we do â€" and that takes professionals who share our determination to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people.

The Disabled Children & Therapy Service are looking to recruit experienced social workers to their Outstanding multi-disciplinary teams. The successful candidates will have had experience of working in a statutory social work, holding a caseload of Children in Need, Children in Care and Child Protection cases, in return they will benefit from access to regular quality supervision, a core training programme, which links into a career and qualification pathway for social workers which encourages continuing professional development. In addition the Council offers a generous relocation package and the opportunity to work in a beautiful part of the Country within a Children & Families Service rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of disabled children, young people and their families, we look forward to hearing from you. For an informal discussion, please contact Yvette Yates on 07583 260207.

You will be an experienced practitioner. Your experience will enable you to evidence how you have applied your learning to your practice; and you will have a proven track record of excellent practice that improves the lives of children. You must be qualified with a social work degree, social work qualification (Dip.SW, CCSW, CSS) or equivalent, and will need to be Social Work England registered.

In return we wil
  • Offer a generous relocation package for eligible candidates.
  • Provide access to the core curriculum â€" a high quality programme of evidence-based learning and development to enhance skills and practice.
  • Provide a license to access Community Care Inform.
  • Pay your Social Work England registration fees.

We actively encourage a healthy balance between your work life and your personal life. We are able to consider part-time working. We follow modern working principles and use technology to enable you to work flexibly.

This position will be subject to an enhanced criminal records disclosure check. Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

*Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified, the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working means that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process*