Application deadline 4th November 2020
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week 18.5
Salary £30,451 - £35,745 per annum pro rata

Job Title: Social Worker

Location: Knaresborough Children’s Centre

Grade/Band: J-K
£30,451 – £35,745 per annum pro rata

Vacancy Hours: Part time 18.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent


Are you a Social Worker seeking a new challenge? Would you like an opportunity to work in a specialist team? We are seeking a Social Worker to join this specialist service, based in Knaresborough.  You will work with a team of Social Workers, and a Family Support Worker. This service has recently been under a restructure and it has been agreed that the service will revert to providing assessments and support services to disabled children and young people aged 0-18 years, and their families.


This role will include completing clear assessments, planning and negotiating packages of support and working in partnership with parents, and other professionals in order to ensure children and young people have opportunities for community activities and short breaks to develop as much independence as possible and ultimately make a successful transition to adulthood. There will be a requirement to manage Looked after Children case work Safeguarding and Court work, dependent on knowledge and experience.


The team are committed to providing good quality supervision, support and personal development for staff and to achieving good outcomes for children and young people.

If you have a social work qualification and experience of working with children and young people, we look forward to hearing from you.


Applications from newly qualified workers are also welcomed. For further information and an informal discussion please contact Nicki Walton / Sally Rushton on 01609 533729 or 01609 536498.


This post requires an Enhanced DBS, the cost of which will be met by the Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Key dates
Closing date: 4th November 2020
Interview Date: week beginning 9th November 2020
Venue for Interview: Manor Rd CC, Knaresborough, HG5 OBN  or by  SKYPE/TEAMS

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NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.


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