Social Worker (Children with Disabilities), at Jubilee Gardens

February 10, 2024

Job Description

Job title: Social Worker (Children with Disabilities), at Jubilee Gardens

Company: Jubilee Gardens

Job description: Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Grade H. Scale 29 – £37,336 to Scale 34 – £42,403 with a professional bar at Scale 31- £39,186**

Hours: 36 hours per week

Base Location: Jubilee Gardens, Gardenfold Way, Droylsden, M43 7XU

Closing Date: Thursday, 22nd February 2024

Assessment Date: To be arranged

The role

As children with disabilities social worker, you will be joining a multi-agency team supporting disabled children and their families. You will be working alongside colleagues from multi-disciplinary professions including health and education who are also passionate about delivering the best possible services for disabled children.

Your role will include undertaking assessments underpinned by the Signs of Safety Model, child focused plans and reviewing short break care packages. Your caseload will range from child in need and child protection to looked after children where you may be working with a child until they reach 18 years of age and coordinate their transition to adult services.

About you

We are looking for an experienced social worker who can undertake effective assessments of need in an innovative way with the ability to co-ordinate the provision of the appropriate services

About us

We recognise that our staff are our most important resource and asset.

You will receive regular supervision and work in a supportive culture where we are ambitious about delivering effective social work practice and supporting you to be the very best you can be.

In Tameside we like to look after our employees and also offer a fantastic range of employee rewards and benefits, including:

  • Minimum of 28 days leave each year, with the option to buy additional leave
  • 36 hours working week
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Family friendly policies, including maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts at local shops, health & fitness clubs, restaurants and much more

Be that difference and find out more information why you should work for us

For further details about this role or informal discussion, please get in touch with Kerry Dalston, our Team Manager on 07970 027 462 or kerry.dalston@tameside.gov.uk

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.

All appointments will be to the bottom salary point in the grade with annual incremental progression each April until the grade maximum is reached. Where an individual can provide evidence that their existing salary in a relevant role surpasses the grade starting salary, a higher entry salary will be considered, subject to the professional grade development criteria also being met if that point is higher than the bar point.

** This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:

1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND

2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND

3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND

4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

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Reference No: DPT452

salary from

£37,336

contract

permanent

working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

22nd Feb 2024

Expected salary: £37336 per year

Location: Droylsden, Greater Manchester

Job date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 08:14:56 GMT

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