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Consultant Social Worker

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft
Salary details:
£35,608 - £38,695*
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing date:
26 July 2019 01:00 PM
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Join us in Suffolk to protect, empower and change the lives of children and their families.

We are one of the leading social work authorities in the UK, whose children’s services have been recently rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

You will be at the forefront of using the signs of safety development - the government-backed, national innovative, strengths-based, safety-organised approach to child protection casework. Having fully embedded this into our practice, this is one of strongest attributes that our service has to offer and that all of our practitioners possess; this will enable you to become a part of a small, select and skilled group of practitioners working in the UK and across the world.

So, join us as we take our continued strides towards making an ‘Outstanding’ difference to the children and families of our community.

We are particularly interested in applications from social workers with substantial experience of working with children and families.

A relevant Social Work qualification and HCPC registration is essential.

* rising to £38,695 (pro rata for part time). 

For an informal discussion, please either email: cypsocialworkenquiries@suffolk.gov.uk or call Ryan Murphy on 07850 882609 (Social Care Service Manager).

Please read the Job and Person Profile, Application Advice and progression scheme before applying for this job, by uploading a CV and completing a short online application form.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity. 

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