Health & Wellbeing
Children’s Social Care
Social Worker – Grade 6 (post completion of AYSE) and Grade 7 (Level 3) roles available
Contract Type: Permanent and Fixed Term opportunities are available.
Salary: up to £34,106 dependent upon experience (Grade 6 up to £29,909, Grade 7 up to £34,106)
Hours: Full-time (36.66 per week) and part-time positions available
Based: Units 7-13, Whitney Court, Southlink, Hamilton Street, Oldham OL4 1DB
Closing Date: 31 January 2019
Are you passionate, motivated and innovative? If so join us and help us transform the lives and futures of children and young people in Oldham.
We put the needs of children at the heart of everything we do and that takes professionals who share our determination to make a real difference to children and young people.
Our social workers deliver effective frontline services that safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. There has never been a greater focus on children’s services in Oldham than right now, making it an exciting place to take the next steps in your social work career.
Here in Oldham we are bringing families together by introducing the innovative signs of safety framework and implementing reflective and relationship based supervision. You can expect a real commitment from us to support your professional progression with a set of clearly defined practice standards which are aligned to the knowledge and skills key statement in preparation for your accreditation. Find out more here.
We want the best professionals and we will reward you for your expertise - that’s why we make sure you have access to a range of support, development and training opportunities to continually improve your practice. We can offer you a choice of different working arrangements giving you the work-life balance you want, and we have positions available within a range of teams in our service (Children and Assessment, Long Term, Adoption, Fostering and After Care).
We are unable to accept applications from newly qualified social workers as we have reached our current quota.
To succeed in this role you will need:
Please also read the Job Description and Person Specification for further details
For more information, including videos of our team members talking about what it’s like to work for Oldham Council, please visit our blogs:
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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy.
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31st Jan 2019
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