Advanced Practitioner Social Worker

£38,934 to £41,813 inclusive of market supplement
29 Jun 2020
28 Jul 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Advanced Practitioner Social Worker

Are you an experienced and ambitious social worker who wants to join a forward thinking, innovative Council? Do you want to work for someone who committed and responsive in a way that many other authorities can only dream of?

Position: Advanced Practitioner Social Worker

Location: Rutland - Oakham

Salary: £38,934 to £41,813 inclusive of market supplement

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Duration: Permanent

Benefits: Minimum of 24 days annual leave (pro-rata), with a further 5 days added after 5 years’ continuous service, plus 8 days paid bank holidays, a defined benefits pension scheme, payment of fees for membership to one professional body where this is a requirement of your role, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay, special and family leave provisions, occupational health service, lunchtime yoga, circuits and cycle rides, as well as discounted swimming sessions and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments

Closing Date: 28th July 2020

Join the County Councils award winning Adult Social Care team based in Rutland!

If you’re looking for an opportunity that enables you to work closely with vulnerable children and their families, where your skills and experience can make a significant difference, and where there really is a work life balance, then this is the place to work! With manageable caseloads, learning events, training, and regular reflective supervision to focus on you, you will be encouraged continually improving practice to ensure children’s interests are always protected and promoted.

The Role

A role in the Referral Assessment and Intervention Service is an opportunity to make a huge impact – both on Rutland, and on your own career. This is a vital position at the front door of the children’s services. You will be a practice role model for other social workers while holding some complex cases and ensuring children are safeguarded. It’s a chance to get closer to the things that really matter.

We want to hear from you if you have social work experience and strong knowledge of relevant legislation. You will assist in the development of the service to ensure the Council go from strength to strength, so innovation and leadership skills are key.

To support you further, your SWE registration and DBS costs are covered. The will also provide financial relocation assistance, if you’re moving to join the Council (subject to management approval).

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What you get in return…

Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and flexi-time, to name just a few!

The County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

You may also have experience in areas such as Social Worker, Link Worker, Youth Worker, Support Worker, Advanced Practitioner Social Work, Social Work, Case Worker.