Social Worker required for work within the Looked After Children's Team in the Taunton area of Somerset. Long Term contracts in beautiful Somerset. 37 hrs a week. Competitive rates of pay. The team has a strong management structure. Flexible hybrid working arrangements and compress hours available. Accommodation allowance offered to those working away from home.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced social worker to join the Looked After Children's Team in Taunton. Your duties will include pathway plans, visiting to children in care and care leavers, supporting young people, handle extremely complex cases with the assistance of management team. Maintaining close positive links with outside agencies and service providers within the community is a priority.
Candidates must have the ability to build positive relationships with children & families, knowledge & experience of CLA processes. Ideally court experience. Multi- tasking, able to record accurate information on systems & reports, the ability to work as part of a team is essential.
Somerset County Council is on a journey of improvement, recognising that investing in staff is paramount to achieving this. You will be provided with a number of opportunities to enhance your career including a wealth of training, good management support and supervision. This commitment to staff ensures Somerset sustain an effective workforce and promote positive, yet challenging work environments.
Somerset is passionately in favour of sociable working hours. Not just because this is good for your wellbeing, but because resilience is an enormous part of being a good social worker, and a balanced life is a key ingredient in this.
* Regular supervision for staff
* Team development days available to support on-going learning and making strong progress towards improvement and team plans
* Offices operate in a Smart office mobile working environment and they have good technology including use of laptops and Smart phones to allow staff to flexibly work across the offices.
You will be SWE registered, ideally a driver with access to own car and able to reside and work in the UK
As an Eden Brown Synergy candidate, you can take advantage of our competitive service offering: * Dedicated personal and professional service. * Free DBS check. * CV review service. * Interview advice. * Competitive rates of pay. * Post-placement follow up meetings.
To discuss this role or any other Qualified Social Care roles in South please contact Kelly Stock at Eden Brown on 0117 910 3809/ 07800 543 641 or email your CV to:
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