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Experienced Social Worker - Friends and Family Fostering Team

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0113a
  • Published: Fri 07/06/2024, 10:03 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,221 - £41,418 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA, Hybrid Working, Merseyside

Knowsley Children’s Social Care is seeking to recruit an Experienced Social Worker to work in the Fostering Service on a full time basis. The Fostering Service currently has 2 teams one specialising in the recruitment and support of mainstream foster carers and the other undertakes quality fostering and SGO assessments in a timely manner, develop clear and focused plans and complete the role of the supervising social worker within the friends and family team.

The successful applicant will need to be qualified and professionally registered as a social worker, have knowledge of current legislation and regulations, have demonstrated their experience and abilities in respect of working in partnership with children, young people, families and partner agencies.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed. If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact  Rebekah Gresty at rebekah.gresty@knowsleygov.uk 

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  • Conditions of Service
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

Your CV should be tailored to reflect the competencies within the person specification. Please note if a CV does not reflect the person specification it is unlikely to be shortlisted. To upload your CV you will need to click on the link below and create an account with Jobs Go Public if you have not already done so.

You will also be required to input your name and email address and will be invited to complete an equal opportunities questionnaire.

 

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  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0113a
  • Published: Fri 07/06/2024, 10:03 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,221 - £41,418 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA, Hybrid Working, Merseyside

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