City of York Council is looking for experienced social workers within their Disabled Children and Young People Team (DCYPT). Successful candidates will be able to co-ordinate and manage a full range of support services to young people and children in need and their families ensuring that the welfare of children in need is safeguarded and promoted.
The successful candidates must be highly motivated individuals who will provide services, support and assistance to our already successful team who deliver quality and positive results for the disabled children and their families.
The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.
Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team.
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Anna Ikwue, Service manager, or on 01904 555175
Closing date: Monday 10 April 2023 at 12 midnight
Interview date: TBC