Child Protection Conference Chair (Children's Social Work)

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Reference:6/SW/20/119 

Salary:£39,782.00 - £42,683.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Shire Hall Westgate Street Gloucester - GL1 2TG 

Closing date:31 March 2020 at midnight 

Location: Gloucester


Teams: Independent Reviewing Service


Our Vision:
Looking for your next challenge? Then Gloucestershire County Council is looking to hear from you! 

A service that is committed to building the best, our Children’s services are on the lookout for high calibre social workers with a track record of excellence, commitment and delivering to the highest standards to securing the best outcomes for the children and young people they work with. 

Social work in Gloucestershire is child focussed, placing them at the heart of all that we do. Our team structures are designed to ensure there is the right level of support available to staff and that caseloads are kept at a manageable level with a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, 4 Social workers and an ASYE making up each team’s full compliment of staff. 

You will be joining an authority with a strong set of values that underpins the work we do; values of Accountability, Empowerment, Excellence Integrity and Respect. For more information about our values, please click here.


Your Role:  
We are on the lookout for resilient, driven individuals who can play their part in making our vision for children’s services a success. You will be instrumental in delivering a first-class service which will deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people of Gloucestershire. 

Through working with colleagues within the service and partner agencies you will make sure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. 

Alongside this there are some things we will require of you to be successfully appointed to this post, as well as your experience as a frontline social worker: 



  • Social Work England registration

  • A recognised qualification in Social Work

  • To have passed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)

  • A full driving licence and willingness to drive

  • DBS clearance


 Reward & Support: 

We’ve said what we want from you; here’s what we offer in return for your hard work. 

A generous pay and reward programme including:



  • £3,000 Welcome Payment*

  • £2,000 Retention Payment*

  • Up to £8,000 Relocation Package

  • Flexible working opportunities

  • Employee Benefits Programme

  • Annual Leave entitlement of 24.5 days rising to 29.5 days after 5 years continuous service.


We also offer all children’s social care staff a clearly defined career pathway with support encouragement from management for individuals to fulfil their potential. Throughout your time at Gloucestershire, you can expect a high level of challenge and support from management. 

Throughout your time in this role, as social work staff at all levels do, you will have access to Gloucestershire’s Social Work Academy - a professional development centre for Social Workers at all levels. The Academy seeks to implement a ‘Gloucestershire Approach’ to social work practice, leadership and management ensuring there is a good level of practice across Children’s Services. For more information on our Social Work Academy, please click here.


For an informal chat about this role please contact Sue Hogshaw 01452 583626. For all over queries please email CSWRecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk with your name, number and what you wish to discuss and a member of the team will give you a call within 48 hours!


To ensure a personalised and responsive recruitment experience all applicants will receive a call from the recruitment team to discuss this role, where you would like to practice and in what area and to book you in for an interview.


Planned interview date: Tuesday 14th April 2020 

Application Information

This Position is subject to a DBS check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

 

 

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