Job details

Reference number - 2040-2492

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - details in main page

Job type/hours - permanent, 37 hours per week

Closing date - 5.00pm, 19 November 2018

 

Salary: Main Grade: £28,221 to £30,755 + recruitment & retention package of £5000 over 6 years.

Higher Grade £34,105 - £38,052 p.a.

Please indicate on your application whether you are applying for a main grade or higher grade post

We are looking for a qualified Social Worker who wants to develop their professional career and to champion best practice. 

Our locality teams are Portsmouth North, Portsmouth Central 1 & Central 2, & Portsmouth South.  You will be working with families as they are referred to us, supporting families under children in need and child protection planning.  Working in the Court arena both private and public law.  The role is both rewarding and challenging.

We offer:

 

  • Two week induction
  • Excellent administrative support for all staff
  • A reduced caseload
  • A Social Work Academy, driving ongoing professional development for staff

As we are committed to supporting our staff in a nurturing environment and successful candidates will have opportunities via training and supervision to progress their career. 

As a service we take pride in our work by valuing others, focusing on what's important so that we make a real and positive difference.  Our values are outlined in our Ways of Working and our Guiding Principles alongside our values for children's social care and if they reflect how you are and how you work then this could be the role that meets your expectations of social work. 

Closing time/date, 5.00pm on the 19 November 2018

How to apply: Please follow the link and see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you fully read and follow the guidance so you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.

DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures. 

How to apply

You can apply by post or email. Please see the 'How to apply' document below.