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Job Opportunities

If you are passionate about working with children and families and making a difference, why not consider your next opportunity with Gloucestershire County Council.


Newly Qualified Social Worker (ASYE) - (Children's Social Care) 

Salary: £28,785.00 - £30,507.00 

Location: Across all of our Social Care Teams

Teams: We have vacancies in our assessment and safeguarding

Pay & Reward
Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore in addition to your salary Gloucestershire are offering Newly Qualified Social Workers:

- A welcome payment of £3,000
- Relocation Package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Free Parking

The role of Newly Qualified Social Worker
Our ASYE training programme will support you to grow and develop to work on the front line alongside experienced and established Social Workers within your team. You will be mentored and guided as you build your knowledge and skills. Further to this our Practice Learning Team will provide bespoke planned support to ensure you achieve your potential.

To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- You to foster a learning culture with a high level of support and challenge
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature
- Your curiosity, analytical and communication skills to deliver high quality assessments to ensure the best outcomes for our children and their families.

 

Apply: ASYE


Advanced Practitioner - (Children's Social Care)

Salary: £39,782.00 - £42,683.00 

Location: Gloucester and Cotswolds

Pay & Reward
Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore in addition to your salary we are offering Advanced Practitioners:

- A welcome payment of £5,000
- Relocation Package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Free Parking

As an Advanced Practitioner you will hold a small complex caseload with a focus of driving best practice throughout your team and the wider service. You will be driven by best practice and research, using this in your mentoring and advice to colleagues as well as supporting the training and development of a student social worker.

Apply: Children's Social Work Advanced Practitioner


Children's Assessment Social Work Team Manager

Salary: £43,662.00 - £45,591.00

Location: Gloucester and Cotswolds

Pay & Reward
Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore in addition to your salary Gloucestershire are offering Team Managers:

- A welcome payment of £5,000
- Relocation Package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Free Parking

The role of Assessment Team Manager
As an Assessment Team Manager you will be accountable for a team of social workers on the front line. These workers will be making first contact with children and families, ensuring children are seen in a timely manner, quality assessments of need are completed and the necessary actions taken. To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your leadership experience including mentoring / coaching to support a team of social workers
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply - Children's Assessment Social Work Team Manager


 Children's Safeguarding Social Work Team Manager

Salary: £43,662.00 - £45,591.00 

Location: Cotswolds

Pay & Reward
Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore in addition to your salary Gloucestershire are offering Team Managers:

- A welcome payment of £5,000
- Relocation Package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Free Parking
 

The role of Safeguarding Team Manager


As a Safeguarding Team Manager you will be accountable for a team of social workers on the front line working with children and young people who are defined as in need, on child protection plans and in care. Supporting the effective planning on interventions including legal pathways and permanency planning.

To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your leadership experience including mentoring / coaching to support a team of social workers
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply - Children's Safeguarding Social Work Team Manager

 

 


Children's Social Worker

Salary: £31,371.00 - £38,813.00 

Location: Various in Gloucester and Cirencester

Pay & Reward
Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore Gloucestershire are offering social workers:

- A welcome payment of £3,000
- Relocation Package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Free Parking

Our social worker pay scales are based on applicants having completed their ASYE. To receive the salary of £33,136 or above, applicants must demonstrate the senior social worker job profile requirements.

The role of Social Worker

As a children’s social worker you will work to ensure we keep the children and young people at the heart of our  assessments and decision making.  Through working with other staff within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your curiosity, analytical and communication skills to deliver high quality assessments to ensure the best outcomes for our children and their families.
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply - Children's Social Worker

 

 


 


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