Specialist Social Worker

18 November 2019
Childcare, Adult Social Care, Childrens Social Care
Full Time
Various - County Wide
Children, Families & Cultural Services
2 & 3 December 2019
£31,371 - £35,934 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly remodelled Developmental Trauma and Attachment Team - Specialist Social Work Team (previous known as the CAMHS Social Work Team).

The team specifically work to support to children, young people and their families who have experienced adverse childhood experience that is deemed to be impacting on their emotional and mental health. These children and young people may be living with birth family or with Kinship carers. The team offers specialist professional consultation to social work colleagues and have an interface with Specialist Community CAMHS.

The team is based with Nottinghamshire County Council Children Services and have an interface with Specialist Community CAMHS service.

We are looking for candidates with excellent communication and organisation skills, who can work well within a busy social work team and able to work with a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approach with social work and CAMHS Colleagues utilising their autonomy, social work and therapeutic expertise.

Experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and their families where there are issues of trauma and attachment is desirable.

The post will provide the opportunity to extend your skills, knowledge and experience within a specialist area of social work with opportunity to access relevant training.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Marva Williams on 01158044597 or  Email marva.williams@nottscc.gov.uk.

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.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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