Details
Posted
Application deadline 8th March 2020
Job reference KW2688
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week Full Time
Salary £29,636 to £34,788 per annum

Grade: J-K
Salary: £29,636 – £34,788 per annum pro rata
Location: North Yorkshire House. The service very much promotes flexible working with the ability to work remotely from other bases, as well as working from home.

We are looking for social workers to join our highly regarded and consistently high performing children’s social care teams in the coastal areas of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey.

As Safeguarding Social Worker you will support children and their families to ensure that their needs are met in a safe and timely manner. You will be part of a highly-acclaimed supportive service that has a comprehensive programme to ensure new recruits have a thorough induction, receive ongoing support from managers and have the opportunity to progress in your career.

As a service, we are committed to creating a healthy culture where social workers feel that they have a forum to share their views about the organisation and environment in which they work. We pride ourselves on our confident workforce who feel safe and their practice has been further enhanced by the mapping of cases which is core to this model. We have been nominated for several awards and have previously won Employer of the Year at the Social Work Awards.

As a national leader we have been recognised as an exemplar through the award of Partners in Practice status, our Signs of Safety model is highly regarded nationally and is demonstrated across the county effectively to assess and manage risk, which has a demonstrably positive impact on effecting change for children and families. We have achieved this through a clear workforce strategy and practice leader forums which continue to develop and embed the model in teams.

“My role gives me a sense of belonging and I am proud to work for North Yorkshire. The Authority has allowed me to grow and develop as a professional and has helped me form my identity as a social work professional” – Children’s Social Worker

We clearly demonstrate that the voice of the child and family shape the service we provide and is evidenced throughout practice, we understand the quality of our practice and practice outcomes and have a clear delivery mechanism for building on strengths and responding to risks and issues to drive through improvements which has a demonstrably positive impact on effecting change for children and families.

We are committed to the development of innovative working practices, whilst the posts are be based in Scarborough, we promote innovative working practices in order to achieve excellence in service provision and work life balance. You will be provided with modern technology to enable you to work remotely from other bases, as well as working from home. The East coast benefits from excellent road and rail links including easy access from the A1, A19 and A64, making Teesside, York, Hull and Selby all easily commutable.

Social Worker Safeguarding

Location: Scarborough Central
Contract and hours: Established Full Time positions available and Maternity cover (Temporary, Full Time).
For more information about the role please contact Amie Templeman, Team Manager on 01609 534124.

Location: Scarborough and the South (Filey, Malton area)
Contract and hours: Established Full Time positions available and Maternity cover (Temporary, Full Time).
For more information about the role please contact Heidi Scott-Nelson, Team Manager on 01609 534779.

Please state clearly in the supporting evidence section of your application which area you would like to be considered for. Please note that a Social Work qualification is essential for this role and an enhanced DBS clearance is a requirement of the post.

How to apply


Apply via email: EmploymentSupportService@northyorks.gov.uk

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