Social Worker L3 SASS CA11 1157 Grade K

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Job Description

Job Category : Social & Healthcare Qualified
:Kennet House, Wiltshire Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate Effect
Start Time : 08:45
End Time : 17:30
Salary: £27.92

Team: Support and Safeguarding East
Location (office): Our main work base is Kennet, House, Devizes.
• You will have access to free, priority parking.
• Our team is positioned adjacent to the East of Wiltshire, with easy links to A road and M3 corridor.
• We offer a hybrid working model, so you will also have more opportunities to work remotely from home or across the county.

About the team
The East Support and Safeguarding Service works with children, young people, and their families from early help through to permanence. We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join the team. The team benefits from a management structure headed by Team Manager, with Assistant Team Managers who offer direct supervisory role to Social Workers and pride themselves on offering quality monthly supervision through reflective, open, and strength-based support. We offer multi-disciplinary team support including key workers who will co-work cases with you as lead social worker. We offer dedicated Practitioner Support; these roles are in place to support with minute taking of your meetings with families and professionals (CIN and Core Group review meetings). We offer access to wider wellbeing support service for practitioners which includes a brand-new support service to reduce the likelihood of secondary trauma in our staff. Through our teaching partnerships with Bournemouth University, we offer you teaching opportunities, masterclass and more.

About the role
We are ambitious for our families and child, for our staff and for ourselves and are determined to see all Wiltshire families thrive. If you share this vision then please get in contact and help us to continue being a progressive, supportive, and learning organisation. A ‘one journey’ model means you stay with the child from the front door right the way through to permanence if required. We are looking for a Social Worker with experience in referral and assessment casework and leading on Child in Need and Child Protection plans and, in some instances, supporting legal processes to secure a child or young person’s permanence. The successful candidate will be provided a protected casework, using a case weighting tool. The successful candidate be able to apply a hybrid working model, so you will also have more opportunities to work remotely from home or across the county.