Corporate Parenting Service - Social Worker Recruitment

Location: Badminton Road

Salary: £28,221 to £38,052

Apply by: See advert
Employment Term:
Full and Part Time
Working Pattern: Please See Advert Text
Allowances: Senior posts attract a £3,000 recruitment payment to those new to the council
Hours per week: Various
Job Category: Social Work
Vacancy ID: 103918
Post Number: CPCampaign/CORP/JS

Further information

Welcome to South Gloucestershire Councils Corporate Parenting Service.

We are committed to being an excellent Corporate Parent for all our Children in Care and Care Leavers. Delivering to this high standard and ensuring continuous improvement, requires committed and skilled social workers just like you. It also requires us to invest in both your personal and professional development, something South Gloucestershire Council take seriously with various career development pathways and CPD provided by external subject matter experts.

South Gloucestershire Council are committed to the use Signs of Safety and this is incorporated into all work and reports undertaken. As an employee you will be given full support and training in its effective use in your practice. 

We are also fortunate to have a very supportive Senior Leadership Team and Cabinet, whom listen to our service user’s feedback and react with full support and investment in our services – such as the newly formed Therapeutic Fostering Services from 2019.

The Corporate Parenting Service is divided into 4 main teams;

• Adoption
• Fostering - including the newly formed Therapeutic roles
• Looked After Children (LAC / CiC)
• Transition to Independence (some authorities refer to this as Care Leavers) 

To learn more about all of our Integrated Children's Services, working locations, our staff benefits, training and development offer, or you can also hear from our valued team of Social Workers directly at  www.socialworksouthglos.co.uk 

Our established Team Management across Corporate Parenting are all permanent employees, in fact all of our employed Team Managers have progressed from Social Workers through to Team Managers during their time at South Gloucestershire Council. A real testament to our focus on development and our aim to be able to provide a varied career for you all under one roof. 

T view all live social worker vacancies across the Corporate Parenting Service:

Paste "CORP/JS" including quote marks, in to the advanced search bar on  https://jobs.southglos.gov.uk 

Equally you can contact us via  www.socialworksouthglos.co.uk  if you have any generic questions or may wish to apply with a CV. We would be delighted if you considered South Gloucestershire for your next career step. We look forward to speaking with you.

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