Location: Metropolitan Place
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd August 2020
Shortlisting: Monday 24th August 2020
Interview: Monday 31st August 2020
Now is an exciting time to join Oldham Children’s Services as a Social Worker. At Oldham Council we are ambitious for our children and we are looking for Social Workers who want to join #TeamOldham and become part of our vibrant and diverse community and share our aspirations for our children and families. We are particularly seeking experienced social workers with over 1 year experience to support our social work offer to children and families.
We are making exciting progress in relation to our improvement journey and seeing social work practice develop and thrive. We have also developed creativity in our COVID-19 response which is leading to a recovery plan shaped by contribution from our social care workforce. We have a new Director of Children’s Services and a fresh Senior Leadership Team who are dedicated to supporting our Social Workers deliver the very best services for our children and families, seeing improved outcomes and a focus on relationship-based practice. We are doing this through a relentless focus on the quality of practice and by ensuring that our Social Workers have everything they need to do their job well and progress in their career. We have a loyal, supportive and enthusiastic workforce who will give you a very warm welcome.
Opportunities are available across Children’s Social Care - both fixed term and permanent roles - with some part-time opportunities.
We are offering a competitive salary range between £26,999 - £38,813, dependent upon experience, with career progression available, and an employment offer that can’t be beaten. Once you join #TeamOldham you will never want to work anywhere else!
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Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.
The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham
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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy.
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