Social Worker – Children’s Disability Service

4 July 2021
Full Time
Meadow House, Littleworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 2TB
Children, Families & Cultural Services
12 July 2021
£27,741 - £36,922 per annum

We want to recruit an exceptional candidate with relevant experience, energy and enthusiasm for our work.

Recently rated as ‘Good’ by OFSTED, Nottinghamshire has a dedicated Children with Disabilities Service, this post is for a qualified social worker to join a stable and supportive team.

Children’s Disability Service is a countywide frontline service safeguarding vulnerable children whilst also supporting children with appropriate packages of support.

Social Workers will work with children and young people for the duration of their time with social care which includes the child and family assessment through to permanence if appropriate. 

This role will involve working with some of the most vulnerable young people in Nottinghamshire and will enhance your skills, both in terms of communication, and identifying how to protect our most vulnerable young people. Additionally, you will get the opportunity to work closely alongside disability support services in delivering packages of support. The service benefits from its own assessment team and two longer term teams; one covering the North of the county and one covering the South.

We offer:

  • Manageable caseloads
  • Regular and effective supervision
  • Mobile working and improved work/life balance
  • Good levels of business support
  • A comprehensive range of CPD options including links to local Universities
  • Practice Consultants based within the team
  • An emphasis on a forward thinking and strengths based approach

This investment in our workforce means that we can provide a quality, consistent, and professional service to communities in Nottinghamshire, with good outcomes being achieved for our children and young people.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being a Stonewall Top 100 employer as well as being accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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