Social Workers (Level 2/3)£26,882 - £36,379 per annum

Ref: SB026/0317RK/EXT
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full-time

Department: Education & Children’s Services
Division: Children, Young People and Families

Closing date: 04 October 2017

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Location: Halford House, Leicester City Centre

We have vacancies within our Children in Need, Looked After Children and Duty and Advice services.

To help deliver our vision we need experienced Level 2 and Level 3 Social Workers who are enthusiastic and hard-working with a strong track record of working with children, young people and their families to achieve positive outcomes. You will either have a degree in Social Work, DipSW or CQSW, be registered with HCPC and have experience of working in a statutory social work environment.

Children in Need and Looked After Children

In your role you will manage a mixed caseload of statutory child care work, carry out investigations and undertake assessments with children, young people and their families. You will be required to work in partnership with other agencies, attend meetings and engage with colleagues in early help to provide a service which contributes to the improvement in children and families outcomes.

Duty and Advice

Known as the Front Door, Duty and Advice is a innovative and pioneering team that is staffed by qualified Social Workers, working on a rolling rota covering 24hrs 7 days a week. Social Workers are trained and experienced to have conversations with callers about concerns, queries that they may have in relation to children, young people and their carers to identiify the best solution to address their needs.

For more information about our Education and Children's Services, and about living and working in Leicester, please visit www.socialcarejobsleicester.com

For an informal discussion please contact Roshni Kalyani on 0116 454 4444 or e-mail roshni.kalyani@leicester.gov.uk

Please ensure you provide your e-mail address as this is our preferred method of contact.

Applications will be short-listed on a regular basis therefore you will not have to wait long to hear from us.

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