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Experienced Social Worker [Children with Disabilities]
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0515b
  • Published: Tue 15/11/2022, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,296 to £39,493 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Huyton Municipal, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9UX, Merseyside

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Experienced Social Worker [Children with Disabilities]

Are you the best of the best?  If so this is for you.

A unique opportunity has arisen to join our Children with Disability Social Work Team as an Experienced Social Worker due to one of the team progressing into another role in Knowsley.

As a member of the team, you will benefit from the support of two Advanced Practitioners, a Team Manager and a visible and supportive senior officer structure including a Service Manager, Head of Service and Assistant Executive Director.

You will also benefit from being part of an inclusive and supportive team who have good knowledge of the local area, our children, families, and local services.

We pride ourselves as being the Jewel in the Crown in Knowsley and our performance figures are high and quality is exceptional.  We are happy to open to applicants to join us!

The successful applicant will need to be qualified and professionally registered as a social worker, have knowledge of current legislation, have demonstrated their experience and abilities in respect of working in partnership with children, young people, families, and partner agencies. They will need to evidence experience of working with vulnerable children and their families, preferably in a statutory setting, and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form. They would need to be able to work individually and as part of a team.

We are keen to develop our staff and offer opportunities such as becoming an Approved Mental Health Professional, DOL's (LPS) Assessor, Practice Educator, delivering training, and enrolling on management & leadership training courses. As well as group supervision with colleagues and monthly supervision with your manager you will have regular My Time; a council wide initiative to supervision and career development, ensuring that you are in control of your career development.

When completing you application please use subheadings from the person specification for those elements listed (A) detailing how you meet the criteria.  Applications that do not do this will not be considered.

On the fence?  Why not come and visit the team?  We will be hosting an open door for potential candidates to meet the team each Wednesday until the closing date.

If you would like to discuss the role further or come and visit us, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Team Manager Lauren Brierley on tel: 07385 084 692