Social Workers (Newly Qualified)£23,398 - £25,951 per annum

Ref: SB026/0318RK1/EXT
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full-time

Department: Education & Children’s Services

Closing date: 08 April 2018

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Location: Halford House, Leicester City Centre

We have vacancies in our Children in Need service and Looked After Children service.

To help deliver our vision we are recruiting newly qualified Social Workers who are enthusiastic and hard-working for our comprehensive ASYE programme starting in September 2018.  We will support and develop your skills and experience in working with children, young people and their families to achieve positive outcomes and support your career development and progression.

The programme includes monthly skills and theme based workshops, linked Advanced Practitioner support, carefully monitored case-loads and access to a range of additional learning and development opportunities.

You will be required to manage a mixed caseload of statutory child care work and undertake a variety of assessments, maintain up-to-date records and work in partnership with other agencies. We are committed to using the Signs of Safety framework for practice and have a wide range of development opportunities.

At our last Ofsted inspection, Leicester evidenced its continued improvements in meeting the needs of our children.  This is an exciting time to come to Leicester City for you to be part of our ever improving services ensuring children are at the heart of our work.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Roshni Kalyani 0116 454 4444.

Please note: If you will be qualifying (completing your degree) within the next few months then we will still consider your application.

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