Placement Social Worker - York
Placement Social Worker
Job reference: CHEC000550
Location: West Offices
Salary: Grade 9 Level 1-4 (??28,785 to ??33,446 per annum)
Package: 37 hours per week
Job category/type: Children's Services, Social Work
Are you an experienced enthusiastic Social Worker who has worked in a fostering team?
Do want to work in an Authority that really values partnership working with foster carers and is keen to promote innovative and creative practice?
We have a full time permanent social worker vacancy in our Placement Finding, Support and Commissioning Team. This creative team has a mix of skilled workers including a Senior Practitioner, Social Workers and Children and Families Support Workers.
The team identifies suitable placements for children and young people and provides individually tailored and creative packages of support to these foster carers and placements. This team is about to take on the exciting opportunity of providing to support to our Short Breaks foster carers so experience in this area of work is desirable but not essential
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The postholder will have access to secure government sites or email. In order to use these systems, the Cabinet Office requires the HR Team to carry out Baseline Personnel Standard Security (BPSS) checks.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Keeble Group manager Achieving Permanence email: or tel .
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Closing Date: Thursday 25 January 2018 at 12 midnight