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Supervising Social Worker - Fostering Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/11/2021 12:00
£27,741 - £35,745 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seafield House, Redcar
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Job details 

Closing date:
4 Nov

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always give their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

The post holder will interact on a regular basis with children and young people in need, children and young people in need of protection, looked after children, families, carers and any other professionals involved.

Redcar & Cleveland Council are seeking to recruit a Supervising Social Worker for the Fostering Team. We have invested in and implemented a vision for our fostering service and have strengthened the recruitment and retention of foster carers.

Redcar and Cleveland care about our staff and recognise the importance of training and development. We have a clear Workforce Development Strategy, with opportunities for professional development and career progression. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Medd , Head of Service for Children In Our Care & Resources on 01642 444191.

The Council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award. We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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