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Social Worker

Social Care

Childrens' Services

Tameside Council


Hyde Police Station

Salary: Grade H. Scale 29 - £32,029 to Scale 34 - £36,876 with a profession bar at SCP 31 **
All appointments will be to the bottom salary point in the grade with annual incremental progression each April until the grade maximum is reached. Where an individual can evidence their existing salary in a relevant role surpasses the grade starting salary, a higher entry salary will be considered, subject to the professional grade development criteria also being met if that point is higher than the bar point.

** This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:
1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND
2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND
3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND
4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

We have fantastic opportunities for experienced social workers to join us as we continue to make a real impact on children’s lives in Tameside.

Working in MASH you will be centrally located with colleagues who are passionate about delivering the best possible service to children, young people and their families. Your responsibilities in this role will be:
Maintaining relationships with a variety of different teams and local authorities
Gathering and collating relevant information with our partner agencies.
Analysing the information to make professional judgements and recommendations

Within this role, you will have the opportunity to put your previous experience to good use and develop and embed further skills and knowledge.
You will be surrounded by a strong supportive network of experienced Social Workers and Managers who will provide you with a comprehensive induction, training, help and advice to enable you to reach your full potential.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.

For an informal discussion please contact Lynette Morgan, Service Manager, Complex Safeguarding on 0161 342 5249 or email

Ref: DPT22
Closing Date: 26/04/2019
Interview date: 16/05/2019

Job Description/ Person Specification.pdf

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

26th Apr 2019

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