Job reference: ECCS00081W3SEE
Location: Russell House, Rhyl & remote working supported
Salary: Grade 7-9 £27,514 – £36,371
Hours: 37 per week
Denbighshire County Council, located in beautiful North Wales, has a clear vision of being an excellent Council closer to the communities. The Council is one of the best performers in Wales.
We are committed to ensuring that vulnerable children and young people are effectively supported to reach their full potential, delivered through our effective early help and prevention services, and strong partnerships that ensure safeguarding remains the highest priority for children and young people in Denbighshire.
To help deliver our vision, we need experienced, self-motivated, and innovative social work professionals.
Salary will be in line with with qualifications:
Grade 7 = Newly Qualified
Grade 8 = completion of CPEL
Grade 9 = completion of the Practice Teaching award.
An opportunity exists to work within the Looked After Service, specifically working within the Court Team.
You will work closely with children, young people and their families, foster carers, legal practitioners and other professionals in finding solutions and creating change. You will use your skills to carry out assessments, make evidence-based recommendations and decisions for interventions to support vulnerable children achieve positive outcomes.
The successful applicant will have a recognised Social Work qualification i.e. CQSW, CSS or Degree/DipSW and be registered with the Care Council; and have previous experience of working with vulnerable children and families.
And we know that hard work should be rewarded. And that’s why we provide our staff with great packages. You’ll be entitled to a number of benefits such as continued training and development, flexible working, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme and a Local Government Pension Scheme.
Our challenging journey is shaping the future of Children’s services, aspiring to be the best. Come and join us to take up the challenge and play a key role within a highly supportive environment, to improve services to children and young people in Denbighshire.
Appointment subject to Disclosure & Barring Service Check and satisfactory references.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of the post, please call Rosanna Hughes on 01824 712256.
If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply on-line via the website www.denbighshire.gov.uk.
Candidates must complete our application form to be considered.