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Social Worker - Children In Care

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Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 


Closing date:28 March 2018 at midnight 

Level 3 Social Workers receive a minimum starting salary of £34,196 (inclusive of temporary market supplement).
We are looking for experienced qualified Social Workers wanting to make a difference to the children in care in Nottingham City. 
You will have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience including experience in adoption and be able to evidence that you are able to confidently progress Adoption Plans.   You should be motivated and passionate about working with our children in care and able to drive permanency, ensuring that our children are placed with their forever families as quickly as possible.
Nottingham City are proud of the positive impact we have on the lives of children and young people in the city.  Supporting and developing our workforce is also a key priority and during a recent pilot Ofsted inspection we were described as an "Employer of Choice" and our workers were described as passionate and driven, in an environment where social work practice could flourish.
To read more about our journey to 'good' please see this link Journey to 'good' 
We actively promote manageable caseloads and support our staff through reflective supervision and offer opportunities for continuous development.
If you are interested in taking up this exciting opportunity send your CV to or call for a discussion on 01158 761401. 
If you are suitable we will arrange an interview for you within 2 weeks.
Alternatively, you may wish to arrange an informal visit and come along to meet members of our teams, so that you can ask the questions that are important to you.  If this is of interest to you e-mail or telephone her on 01158 765032.
If you wish to apply immediately please click on the 'Apply Online' button. We have a series of adverts covering a number of available vacancies across our teams, if you have missed the deadline, please contact Marie Read directly (details above), who will ensure your interest is processed immediately.
We are also interested in hearing from you if you are a Level 2 Social Worker, looking for a post in one of our Children In Care Teams.
This post is subject to a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities and disabled people as they are currently under represented within our workforce. 
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