Senior Social Worker, Great Yarmouth
Senior Social Worker
GBP34,308 - GBP38,235 per annum (Scale K)
37 hours per week
We are offering an exciting opportunity to be part of an established Social Work team in Great Yarmouth. We are looking for enthusiastic experienced Senior Social Workers who have a passion for excellence and the ability to share this passion with others.
We value our social workers and offer competitive salary packages which are among the best in the region GBP34,308 - GBP38,235. We have also improved our structure to create small social work teams and a caseload policy to enable social workers to put 'Children First' and provide excellent care for every Norfolk child.
You will have our full support and access to excellent professional development opportunities at the University of East Anglia as part of our teaching Partnership through Norfolk Social Care Academy. We will give you the support, training and services you require to deliver positive change to children and families and deliver lasting improvements to our services.
Norfolk County Council offer a range of benefits to employees including:
- One of the best performing Local Government Pension Schemes
- Access to a car loan scheme at reduced interest rates.
- Relocation package, up to a maximum total of GBP8000
- 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays) rising with retention.
- Norfolk Rewards Scheme (a nationally recognised employees benefits and discount scheme)
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As a large county Norfolk has 6 localities delivering services to children and families. Kings Lynn and West Norfolk, Breckland, South Norfolk, North Norfolk and Broadland, Gt Yarmouth and Norwich. Each locality in the area has a dedicated Head of Social Work based locally and is co-located with a strong early help service.
Great Yarmouth is a lively coastal town in Norfolk which boasts stunning beaches, beautiful countryside, the Norfolk Broads and an enormous range of tourist attractions. With the fabulous Gorleston on Sea just next door there is something for everyone. There are excellent bus, road and rail links to Norwich only 30 minutes away. Children's Services office is central with stunning views of the river and easy access to shopping!
To join our social work team it is essential that you have a Diploma/Degree in Social Work, CQSW, CSS or equivalent, and full HCPC registration. You will need to have at least 2 years post qualifying social work experience (which includes the successful completion of your Assisted and Supported Year in Employment) and the ability to travel. If you feel that you have excellent practice leadership skills, the experience and enthusiasm to promote best practice and keep staff motivated, then we are keen to hear from you
For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Jenny Allen Recruitment Manager on .
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Please note that when providing a CV you should include a supporting statement and your CV should include personal details such as contact details and address, NI number, full employment history with reason for any breaks in employment, any criminal convictions and 2 x referees.
Please quote job reference: G180 CHHE
Closing date: 28 August 2017