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Social Worker - Transitions Team

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£27,936 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Hinkley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0FR 


Closing date:09 October 2019 at midnight 

Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker? Do you have a passion for providing first class person centred care? We have a fantastic Social Work Opportunity based within the Transitions Team, Adults and Communities. We are recruiting to a permanent part-time Social Worker post. The Transitions Team provides a countywide service, and is based in Hinckley Leicestershire.
You will be providing a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of young people within a transitions service. As a transition social worker you will be preparing young people for adulthood, working collaboratively with children’s services, education and health.
To be considered for the Social Work role with in the Transitions Team you will need:
  • Degree in social work or equivalent
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Experience of working within a transitions team/children’s services would be highly desirable
  • Evidence of working with a complex caseload
  • Working predominantly under own initiatives, with a level of autonomy, accountability and expertise that recognises when line management support is appropriate
  • High quality problem solving and negotiation skills within a context of developing positive professional relationships with other agencies
  • A level of expertise and breadth of knowledge appropriate to their length of time in this or similar posts, leading to management confidence in their proficiency
  • An ability to plan and act appropriately during situations or crisis management
  • Appropriately supportive to lesser experienced staff 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

For informal enquiries, please contact Andrea Birch via email: andrea.birch@leics.gov.uk or tel: 0116 3055454.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk