The Disabled Children’s Team works with children, young people and their families across the Calderdale district.  We are proud of being a multi-agency team having Specialist Nurses, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers. As part of Calderdale’s All Age Disability Service we have strong links with colleagues in Adult Services, the SEN Team and other specialist children’s teams such as the Autism and Sensory Teams.

Details
Posted
Application deadline 1st February 2021
Job reference CC498
Job location Calderdale
Hours per-week 37
Salary £27,741 - £ 32,234 per annum

The Disabled Children’s Team works with children, young people and their families across the Calderdale district.  We are proud of being a multi-agency team having Specialist Nurses, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers. As part of Calderdale’s All Age Disability Service we have strong links with colleagues in Adult Services, the SEN Team and other specialist children’s teams such as the Autism and Sensory Teams.

 

We actively promote the team as a learning environment which ensures quality standards are maintained and we are up-to-date and responsive to new developments that impact upon the lives of disabled children and their families.  Building on our children centred practices there will be opportunities to undertaken Mental Capacity training for under 18’s as part of this team.

 

Calderdale’s vision for ‘Safe Successful Families’ means that we are committed to systemic thinking and working collaboratively with children and families. We have a stable and supportive staff team which ensures that effective joint working and our strong permanence focus continues to be embedded with positive outcomes for children and young people.

 

So if you enjoy hard work, challenge and are a creative practitioner this post would provide you with the opportunity to extend your experience and develop your skills base.

 

You will have a Social Work Qualification, a full driving licence including access to a car and be registered with Social Work England. To be successful you must be able to demonstrate experience within statutory children’s service, working with disabled children would be an advantage.

 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Alexandra Greenwood (Team Manager) on 01422 394091 or email Alexandra.greenwood@calderdale.gov.uk.

 

Closing Date: Monday, 1st February 2021

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

 

Calderdale are following social distancing precautions and may utilise digital interview methods.

 

As part of our Vision 2024 https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/vision/ we aim to be a talented, resilient and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all and offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff.

 

All applications are anonymised before being seen by the selection panel.

 

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date, an early submission is advised.

 

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