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Social Worker

Social Care

Children's Services

Tameside Council


36 Hours, Permanent

Locality & Duty Team
The Denton Centre
Acre Street
M34 2BW

Salary: Grade H. Scale 29 - £32,029 to Scale 34 - £36,876 with a profession bar at SCP 31 **

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

Working in one of our Locality & Duty teams, you will be centrally located with colleagues who are passionate about delivering the best possible service to vulnerable children.

You will have the opportunity to put your previous experience to good use while you manage a diverse caseload. As you will expect, we are looking for Social Workers who can undertake effective assessments of need and co-ordinate the provision of the appropriate services.

In return, 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

This post requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

To find out more about our Social Worker roles and the benefits of working for Tameside, please give leanne holmes a call on 0161 342 4322 or email 

** 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.

Ref No: DPT601
Closing Date: 27th February 2020

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27th Feb 2020

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