Hull City Council is recruiting qualified and experienced social workers at grades 8 and 9. You will join a welcoming service where expectations are high, but you will receive support and supervision to be an excellent practitioner.

Application deadline 1st April 2019
Job reference HUL/19/0144
Job location Kingston Upon Hull
Hours per-week 37
Salary £28221-£34106

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. So if you are a practitioner who is ambitious for vulnerable children and families and would like to make a contribution to our transformation programme, we would like to hear from you.

We have the following permanent vacancies;

Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHASH)  – the EHASH is the single point of contact for professionals or the public where there are concerns about children or young people and their families which need a coordinated response. You will work within a multi-agency staff group consisting of police, social workers, education/ health professionals and Early Help professionals, ensuring that those children and families referred get the right help at the right time from the right service. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to review and assess information quickly and will be required to work closely with EHASH partners to ensure that risk and need is clearly assessed and recorded and actions are passed to the appropriate teams for ongoing assessment and

Initial Assessment Teams – you will work as part of a team responsible for completing  Social Care Assessments when children and young people are initially referred. The Service is committed to providing a high quality and timely response and you should be a confident practitioner and be able to analyse need and risk in order to formulate the most appropriate plan/intervention in a fast paced environment.

Locality Teams – you will work as part of a team, working with children in need and children in need pf protection who have been assessed as requiring a longer term intervention. This work will also include children in the care of the local authority where plans for permanence are not yet finalised.

ILAC – You will work as part of a team, working with children and young people who are in the care of the Local Authority.

The work will include working with children who are placed in foster care, residential care and connected person placements both in and out of county.

Children and Families Disability Team – you will work as part of a team, working with children in need, children in need of protection and looked after children who also have specific additional needs relating to their disabilities. The disability teams include colleagues from occupational health and work closely with partner agencies to provide a comprehensive and holistic package of support to these children and young people. We are keen to recruit social workers with some experience or a specific interest in this area of work.

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