Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 09 January, 2018
Advert End Date: 30 January, 2018
Salary: £34,538 to £37,306 plus £3,000 payment for those new to the council.
Location: Yate (Badminton Road)
Weekly Hours: 37 hours
Job Category: Care/Social Work, Social Work/Care
Vacancy Ref: SGC1079/801/025/JS
The 0-25 Disability Service exists to improve outcomes and make a positive difference to the lives of children, young people and young adults with SEND, as well as their families.
Due to a recent restructure, we are seeking a highly skilled, knowledgeable and experienced Senior Social Worker. Working in the 18-25 team under the guidance of the Team Manager, the post holder will hold a small but complex caseload, will lead and supervise the 1fte social work assistant, and will deputise for the Team Manager when required.
Working in a multi-agency context the Senior Social worker will support the Team manager to lead and manage a small team to ensure young vulnerable disabled adults are identified, protected and supported to achieve positive outcomes through the provision of well planned, integrated and coordinated services.
South Gloucestershire Council continue to progress integrated working in the 0-25 disability service with the support and protection of vulnerable children and adults being our number one priority.
They will promote effective partnerships with those providing preventative and/or specialist services in the public, private, community and voluntary sectors as well as with disabled young adults and their families to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Interviews expected to take place on Friday 12 January 2018.
Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.