2nd Apr, 2023
Job description

“Social workers are rightly very proud of their work with families” – Ofsted July 2022

At Hull City Council we are committed to our children and young people and we are passionate about how we deliver services to them. That’s why we are developing a nurturing a culture that puts our children and young people at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our workforce to work together to find solutions, to be open, honest, and respectful, to take responsibility and listen and learn from others. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you. 

Hull Children’s Young People and Family Services have 1 post for a Qualified Social Worker in our EHASH team within our Integrated Front Door Service at Kenworthy House; co-located with partners from other agencies. 

In July 2022 following a monitoring visit of our front door arrangements, Ofsted said: 

  • Children and families in Hull now benefit from effective front door services

  • Social workers have open and honest communication with parents which is a real strength.

  • Children and families benefit from timely and evaluative assessments of need by child-centred social workers.

  • Frequent and thorough management oversight is provided to social workers, appropriately informing the next steps.

  • Social workers report that their caseloads are manageable and that they have the time to complete their work and see children frequently.

  • Senior leaders know their service very well.

  • Staff are well supported by highly visible and approachable senior leaders and managers. They feel invested in and valued.

  • Staff experience regular supervision and much-improved management support which offers them reflection and clear direction.

  • Staff morale is high, and they are very positive about the progress the local authority is making.

We are looking for an experienced social worker to join us as we continue on our improvement journey to provide outstanding services and outcomes for all of our children. Ofsted has confirmed that social workers enjoy working in Hull: they feel valued, good work is celebrated, and social workers feel part of the service. The retention and learning and development offers are well received.

We would love to hear from passionate and motivated qualified Social Workers interested in joining us. All qualified Social Workers benefit from training in Signs of Safety and excellent learning, development, and progression opportunities.

We provide a range of benefits to motivate, reward and recognise the valuable work of our employees. 

Please click below to view the benefits of working for Hull City Council. 

Benefits of working for Hull City Council – Working for hull city council 

Why Hull is a great place to live and work – Working for hull city council 

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Knight (EHASH) on 01482 616949 or e-mail [email protected]

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