There has never been a greater focus on children’s services in Hull than right now, making it an exciting place to take the next step in your social work career. Our Improvement Plan is being driven forward with the full support of Council and Elected Members. 

 

Details
Posted
Application deadline 21st June 2020
Job reference HUL/20/0080
Job location Kingston Upon Hull
Hours per-week 37
Salary £36876 - £39782

There has never been a greater focus on children’s services in Hull than right now, making it an exciting place to take the next step in your social work career. Our Improvement Plan is being driven forward with the full support of Council and Elected Members.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Social Worker to help shape the future of the 16-25 service working with Looked after children and Care Leavers in Hull.

You’ll be part of the comprehensive support structure for our front line qualified staff as they are tasked with managing often complex caseloads, safeguarding children and young people in Hull.

You will be responsible for building effective professional relationships with children & young people services that enables them to fully participate in assessments, and care and pathway planning which addresses risk in all its forms. The successful applicant requires knowledge of a range of statutory functions in relation to ‘The Children Act 1989’ and ‘The Leaving Care Act 2000’.

You will have strong interpersonal skills to engage and motivate Care Leavers in a range of circumstances such as safeguarding enquiries and assessment, in order to keep young people safe and enable change.

About you

We are looking for a passionate and experienced social worker who can demonstrate the skills, resilience and experience in managing complex cases with a relentless focus on service quality and achieving the best outcomes for Hull’s Care Leavers to drive our service forward. Your compassion will enable you to effectively engage and build relationships with Care Leavers age 16 to 25.  Your experience of working in a statutory setting will allow you to operate with confidence and emotional intelligence – making effective assessments, implementing plans and undertaking challenges informed within current legislation

About Us

Hull is a city with a renewed sense of optimism, with our City of Culture status and is a great City in which to live and to work. You will join a welcoming service where expectations are high, but you will receive excellent support and supervision in the role.

If you don’t currently live in the immediate area then relocation packages are available to assist you with relocating to live nearer to your new place of work (subject to eligibility)

Please contact lisa.hunter@hullcc.gov.uk tel; 01482 615650 to arrange a call back to discuss this role.

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