Social Worker x2

Social Worker x2


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*Social Worker X 2*
*36 hours per week*
*£33,909 - £41,586 per annum*
Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?
Hounslow Council is an outstanding council serving an outstanding borough. With brilliant, visionary leadership, a dynamic Cabinet and a can-do culture, we’ve built strong partnerships across the borough which have transformed how we serve one of London’s most diverse boroughs. Hounslow is the world in one place, full of potential, but a borough hit hard -socially and economically -by Covid-19. We have stepped up for our residents and businesses like never before.
*About The Role: *
We are currently looking for dedicated and experienced social workers to join our Feltham Young Offenders Institute Social Work Team. This is a small team consisting of three social workers who offer independent support to young people in the establishment. The team is passionate about advocating for young people with a strong focus on multi-agency collaboration to ensure the safety and wellbeing is promoted for all young people.
*Key Responsibilities: *
1. Assessing the needs of young people upon admission to the establishment.
2. To support the Governor to meet statutory duties under section 11 of the Children Act 2004.
3. Acting as an advocate for young people in the establishment and providing support, guidance and direct work to young people.
4. Work collaboratively with a range of professionals and agencies ensuring the overall needs of young people are met whilst in the establishment.
*Your Skills: *
1. An enthusiasm and passion for working with young people, underpinned by a ‘child first’ approach
2. Experience of working with young people within a statutory environment / team
3. Ability to write high quality assessments, care plans and reports
4. Good communication skills with children, parents/carers and colleagues
*Professional Qualifications*:
1. A recognised social work qualification
2. Registered with Social Work England
3. Satisfactory Enhanced DBS
We value diversity in its broadest sense. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves, give of their best and reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to better understand our communities and deliver the best services for our residents. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We want to harness the mix and ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes. We will therefore make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.
For more information and how to apply contact Toyah Beasley on 0208 844 5220.
Interviews will be held during week commencing 10th October 2022.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £33,909.00-£41,586.00 per year
* Monday to Friday