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Advanced Social Work Practitioner (Children’s Initial Advice Team)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
07/06/2020 23:59
£38,813 - £41,675 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
7 Jun

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There has never been a better time to join Darlington Borough Council’s Children’s Services.

We are assisted by Leeds City Council as we implement our Strengthening Families approach – Family Valued Programme, helping us on our journey of strengths-based practice to make sure our response to children and their families is an ethos that provides the foundations for the very best service provision.

Through relationship-based practice we work together to ensure that children and their families get the “right service, first time, with no delay”, whether this is by way of family support, early help or social care intervention you will play a pivotal role in applying your skills and knowledge to contribute to the success of our children and their families.

This is an exciting time, the timing of you joining us could not be better! If you want to work at the heart of a wider multi-agency front door, working alongside early help, police, health, education and other vital partners all working together to help keep children safe then come and join us. You will join a service where relational practice is embedded and is a natural part of every aspect of practice and leadership. You will join a strong and committed team who work within an environment that provides the conditions for success that you will benefit from personally and that will help our children in Darlington thrive!

As one of two Advanced Practitioners within CIAT you will be fundamental in supporting the Team Manager and a team of Social Workers committed to working positively and proactively with families and partner agencies within the borough.

If you have excellent communication skills and are an experienced social worker who has worked with children and families, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Nicola Brownhill, Team Manager, on 01325 406252 or Alison Poulter, Service Manager, on 07384 459272.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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