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Social Worker

Intervention and Planning, salary: from £39,154 to £42,898 (incl.R&R)
 

Duty and Assessment, salary: from £37,522 to £41,266 (incl.R&R)

Contract: Permanent
Hours: 36 per week
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If you are committed to developing your potential, we are committed to investing in your career.

In Barnet we recognise that investing in our staff through a comprehensive workforce development programme is key to delivery of excellent services to our children and young people. We have established the Barnet Children’s Practice Academy which facilitates a role specific and developmental training offer and our strong links with Universities, Research in Practice, The Institute of Family Therapy create opportunities for academic training that supports service delivery. Barnet is also part of the North London Teaching Partnership.

These collaborative partnerships have led to the development of an excellent ASYE programme and post-graduate training opportunities including a 5-year rolling programme offering our front line social work staff opportunities to complete a Post-Graduate Certificate in Systemic Practice.

Under the guidance of an experienced Team Manager and working alongside integrated Clinical Practitioners, Practice Development Workers and a range of co-located multi-agency partners you will be supported to develop and refine your knowledge, skills and expertise enabling you to provide excellent services to children, young people and their families and to progress your career.

So, if you want to be challenged and engaged in helping children and families bounce back from adversity, consider yourself to be professionally curious and dynamic practitioner who can thrive in a fast paced and high energy service, then Barnet is for you. It is an exciting place to work, where at the heart of our Family Friendly vision is helping families, children and young people to become resilient so they can thrive and achieve. We call that bouncebackability.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate engagement with children and families in their assessments and plans in innovative ways, and have a passion for delivery of high quality services and interventions to vulnerable children and families in partnership with a wide range of agencies and organisations. You will possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework and polices in relation to safeguarding children, be able to provide evidence of your excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrate your impact on families in achieving positive outcomes for children and influence the professional networks that you work with.

In addition to excellent development and career opportunities we have generous employee benefits.

Our staff are dynamic, committed, motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and families in Barnet. If you have the skills and qualities to join our team, please send us your personal statement and CV, we look forward to meeting you.

Closing date: 8 July 2018

Social Worker, REACH Team

Salary: from £32,628 to £36,372 (+ R&R £6,525)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 36 per week
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Barnet is home to the second largest child population in London; children in Barnet account for a quarter of all people living in the Borough and to meet their needs we are determined to ensure that our services in Barnet are responsive, focussed on improving their outcomes and Family Friendly.

With resilience based practice at the heart of our approach we are seeking dynamic practice leaders who know how to get the best out of our practitioners so that our most vulnerable children and families get the best out of us.

We are seeking dynamic, creative and inspiring individuals to fill a number of new and existing roles within our Family Services. If you have a demonstrable track record of practice leadership and innovation, can thrive in a complex environment and care about your professional development and the development of others, we want to hear from you

The REACH team requires qualified social work practitioners to work as part of a multi-professional team taking a lead role in safeguarding adolescents that are at risk of harm or who pose a risk of harm to others. You will lead on assessments and care planning for young people at risk of group offending, harmful behaviours and exploitation.

You will be a resilient, thoughtful and determined practitioner with a passion to achieve safety and protection for young people through creative and home, school and community interventions in which young people remain at the centre.

Candidates must hold a UK recognised Social Work Qualification and be registered with the HCPC. An enhanced DBS is required.

If you would like to know more about the REACH Team please contact Nsang Cristia Esimi Cruz 020 8359 5297.

Closing date: 8 July 2018

 

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