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 and 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.

Details
Posted
Application deadline 23rd May 2021
Job reference HUL/21/00017
Job location Kingston Upon Hull
Hours per-week 37
Salary £25991 - £32234

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 and 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 is a changing local authority and it’s a fantastic time to join us and be a key player in supporting our journey.

We have opportunities for Newly Qualified Social Workers to join Hull City Council and there has never been a better time than right now, if successful you will join a welcoming service working alongside experienced and knowledgeable Social Work teams where you will receive excellent support and supervision as you complete your Assessed and Supported year. We are investing in safeguarding services in order to drive service improvement and achieve better outcomes for the children and families in Hull and would like passionate and enthusiastic individuals to help us achieve this.

About you:

We require all social workers to have:

–        A degree or diploma in Social Work, full Social Work England registration (we will consider appointing into a pre qualification post whilst you await your registration) and a proven ability to work in partnership with children, young people, parents, carers and partners
–        A strong child-centred value base that informs the work with children, young people and families
–        A relentless commitment to quality and a child’s lived experience – and be able to talk about what good practice ‘looks like’ for children, young people and families
–        Excellent interpersonal skills to engage and motivate children, young people and their families
–        Effective assessment, analysis and planning skills

About Us – We have the opportunities in the following areas of work:

–           Locality initial assessment teams
–           Locality teams working with children who have been assessed as requiring longer term intervention
–           Looked After Children Team
–           16+ Looked After Children Team

Why it’s great to work for Hull City Council:

–           Great career development opportunities
–           Supportive and forward-thinking culture
–           Free Parking on most sites (City Centre sites – reduced price parking passes available)
–           Laptops and mobile phones for all Social Workers
–           Generous annual leave allowance
–           Cycle to Work and car schemes
–           Pool Car availability
–           Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
–           Relocation  Allowance  for newly appointed staff moving from outside the area

We understand that you may have questions, or want to speak to someone who already works here
to find out more about Hull. Please feel free to contact Suzanne Smith, Practice Educator on 01482 612437 to discuss the current opportunities in more detail.

Interviews: w/c 7 June 2021

How to apply


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