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Social Worker Level 3

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Children Looked After Team - Child & Adolescent Me, Steadfold Close, Bulwell, Nottingham , Notts , NG6 8AX 


Closing date:05 August 2019 at midnight 

CAMHS Children Looked After Social Worker - Level 3
This position is Politically Restricted. Refer to Applicant Guidance notes for further information.

The starting salary is £32,878 (Level One) rising to £34,788 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…  
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce. Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
Nottingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
This established service is committed to improving responses to the mental health and emotional well-being of the City's children and young people who are in care, offering specialist assessment and intervention with a particular focus on promoting placement stability. 
We are looking for a knowledgeable, skilled and reflective social worker who understands the needs of children in care and the impact of their early life experiences.  
We are a multi-disciplinary service and this is an exciting opportunity to work alongside colleagues from Health who include a Psychiatrist, a Clinical Psychologist and a Creative Psychotherapist.
• Well-established case management skills, including managing complex cases
• Knowledge, awareness and experience regarding child and adolescent mental health and therapeutic interventions  
• Ability to analyse information, identify a child / young person's mental health needs and how they might be met (Assess, plan, implement and review)
• Experience of coordinating multi-agency meetings, managing risk, safeguarding issues and ensuring there is an effective plan of care
• Ability to develop and offer training to other professionals and lead groups
• Able to work flexibly, take the initiative and work with minimal supervision while also being able to use supervisory processes appropriately
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquiries please contact Matthew Jenkins or Stuart Round, Tel: 0115 876 2406 Email: or
Useful information for Applicants:
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check
References may be sought prior to interview for safeguarding purposes. You will be advised once the application closing date has passed if this is required.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
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.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.

Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
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