We currently have an exciting opportunity available for 3 highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed Social Workers to join our stable work force in Barnsley. You will be working on a full time, permanent basis (37 hours per week, Monday to Friday including agile working) and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £28,672 – £42,821 dependent on qualifications and experience plus a company laptop and phone.
This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who, due to the creation of new positions, are seeking to expand our Children and Young People social work teams.
The Social Worker role:
This post is suitable for Job Share.
We have secured funds to support a number of additional, permanent posts that will promote the quality of service offered to children through the commitment we have to achieving manageable caseloads across the service.
We have high aspirations to achieve the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people residing in the borough. This means supporting our Social Workers to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills; apply evidence based interventions and direct work and develop the confidence and skills to make timely decisions and plans for children that will achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for their future.
Skills and experience we’re looking for in our Social Worker:
– The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
– Ability to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills.
– A passion for improving the outcomes for vulnerable children and young people.
We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with high aspirations for our children and young people. At Barnsley, we have a stable, permanent workforce and are committed to the support and development of our social workers. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal, training and development opportunities, all aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting your career development and progression.
Vacancies are in the Children and Young People’s Teams which manage children in need, child protection and court work.
Please Note: This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check. If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.
Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service. If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.
Closing date: Friday 23rd October 2020 at 23:59
To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now to become our Social Worker by submitting an application form today through our website
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