Social Worker (Children) - 0-25 Together Service - Hertfordshire

Recruiter
Hertfordshire County Council
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
25951.00 - 32486.00 GBP Annual + retention payment of GBP4,000
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Jul 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Social Worker (Children) - 0-25 Together Service
Location:
Countywide
Salary Range: GBP25,951 - GBP32,486 pa + annual retention payment of GBP4,000
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent & Fixed Term Contracts Available

The 0-25 Together Service has been operating for around nine months and it has been an exciting time as we develop this service to ensure a seamless provision for children, young people and young adults.

We currently have opportunities in our 0-25 Together Service for experienced social workers who have worked in a children's social worker role and are registered with HCPC. You will be responsible for assessing and managing support to children and young people with physical and learning disabilities, as well as citizens who have Autism and their carers. You will have recent experience of managing complex case work in the areas of safeguarding, care proceedings, child in need and personalisation, and you know that with this diverse client group, no two days will be the same.

The social work posts are:

0-25 Locality Teams and highly recommended would be experience in safeguarding and care proceedings with disabled children.

0-25 Child Looked After Team and highly recommended is looked after children experience as well as understanding mental capacity assessments, best interest decisions and supporting leaving care responsibilities.

You need to know that we are a service motivated by and dedicated to effective social work practice. Our core aim is to support individuals to be an influential and active member of their community and promote true citizenship. Our practitioners strive to engage people, providers and promote inclusive community options as well as self-directed purchased services. We want our Social Workers to be resilient and robust as well as imaginative and reflective.

We are seeking social workers who are passionate about improving the life chances of disabled children, young people and young adults. In return, you will join a supportive team who are forward thinking and customer focussed.

Current vacancies:

  • Social Worker - North Herts & Stevenage Team - Based in Stevenage
  • Social Worker - Central Team (Child Looked After) - Based in Stevenage or Hemel Hempstead
  • Social Worker- Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere - Based in Hemel Hempstead
  • Social Worker (Fixed Term for 12 months) -North Herts & Stevenage Team - Based in Stevenage
  • Social Worker (Fixed Term for 12 months) - St Albans and Dacorum Team - Based in Hemel, Hempstead

If you would like further information on this post please contact Veni Govender on

Closing Date: 21 July 2017
Interview Date: Week commencing 31 July 2017

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button.