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Social Worker

Social Care

Children's Services

Tameside Council

Integrated Service for Children with Additional Needs (ISCAN)

Jubilee Gardens, Gardenfold Way, Droylsden M43 7XU
Permanent - 36 Hours per week all year round
Grade H. Scale 29 - £32,029 to Scale 34 - £36,876 with a profession bar at SCP 31 **

As a Social Worker on the ISCAN team you will be joining a multi-agency team supporting disabled children and their families. You will be working alongside colleagues from multi-disciplinary professions including health and education who are also passionate about delivering the best possible services for disabled children.

Within this role, you will have the opportunity to be creative in the delivery of support to families using a range of interventions and be integral to the ongoing development of services for children and young people with disabilities. ISCAN’s vision is promoting excellent outcomes for children and their families. Your role will included undertaking assessments underpinned by the Signs of Safety Model, child focused plans and reviewing short break care packages. Your caseload will range from Child in Need and Child Protection to Looked After Children where you may be working with a child until they reach 18 years of age and coordinate their transition to adult services.

We are looking for experienced Social Workers who can undertake effective assessments of need in an innovative way with the ability to 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.

On appointment you will be paid the starting salary for the grade, and progress to the maximum salary for the grade through the council's annual increment process. In cases where an individual can evidence that their existing salary, in a relevant role to which they are being appointed is higher than the starting salary, then a higher salary within the grade salary range may be considered in accordance with the Council's pay framework. Individuals appointed above the starting salary for the grade, but not at the maximum salary, will then be subject to the annual increment process until they reach the maximum.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post please contact Kerry Dalston Team Manager on 0161 371 2060.

** 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: DPT62
Closing Date: 10/07/2020
Interview date: to be confirmed.

Job Description/ Person Specification.docx

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application deadline

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10th Jul 2020

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