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



Child Protection Conference Chair (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £39,782.00 - £42,683.00 

Location: Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester

The role of Child Protection Conference Chair

As a CP Chair you will be chairing initial and review child protection conferences and managing a caseload of children on a child protection plan to ensure there is no drift in their intervention and they are being kept safe and their needs fully considered and met.

 

Apply - CP Chair


Social Worker MASH (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £31,371 - £38,813

Location: Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester

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 engage with young people, their families and professionals to deliver high quality analysis to inform recommendations to promote the “right response at the right time” 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 work at pace to tight timescales to ensure that we give a timely and proportionate response 

 

Apply - Social Worker MASH


Fostering Social Worker (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £31,371 - 38,813

Location: Shire Hall, Gloucester

We are looking for a Fostering Social Worker in our Fostering Placement Team ideally with fostering experience, who is able work as part of a team, has excellent communication and written skills. As a social worker in the placement team you will support foster carers who care for children who have been effected by the adversity and trauma they have experienced.  You will be provided with relevant training and support to undertake this role to a high standard. In addition you will support the team in identifying foster placements for children who need them ensuring the best possible match ‘getting it right first time’.

 

Apply - Fostering Social Worker


Team Manager - Conference Chairs and Independent Reviewing Officers (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £43,622 - £45,591

Location: Shire Hall, Gloucester

Team Manager opportunity in the CP Team and Independent Reviewing Team

We are looking for a full time Team Manager who has passion, determination and commitment, to support us in the continued drive to improve services and outcomes for children.

This Role is to work across both the CP and IRO Teams and is a permanent position based at The Link, Shire Hall, Gloucestershire.

Apply - Team Manager - Conference Chairs and Independent Reviewing Officers


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

Salary: £28,785.00 - £30,507.00

Location: Gloucestershire

Teams: We have vacancies in our assessment, safeguarding, permanence and disabilities teams.  On the job application please refer to the September 2019 ASYE Placement Vacancies document.

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.

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
  • Parking available

     

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: Newly Qualified Social Worker ASYE


Advanced Practitioner - (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £39,782.00 - £42,683.00 

Location: 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 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
- Parking available

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: Advanced Practitioner


Assessment Team Manager (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £43,662.00 - £45,591.00

Location: Gloucester

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
- Parking available

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 - Assessment Team Manager 


Safeguarding Team Manager (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £43,662.00 - £45,591.00 

Location: Cotswolds (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 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
- Parking available
 

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 - Safeguarding Team Manager

 


Social Worker (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £31,371.00 - £38,813.00 

Location: Gloucestershire

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
-Parking available

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 - Social Worker



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