Advanced Practitioner | £40,578 - £43,570
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 12/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50017362 | Directorate: Children's Services | Service: Children’s Social Care & Safeguarding | Location: Cudworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570 Plus laptop & phone

Working Arrangements: Flexible working

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  12/08/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who are seeking to recruit an Advance Practitioner to join our Children and Yong people’s Teams.

 

This role will involve 50% case holding and will include a specific focus on staff support and development.

 

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed professional Social Worker who has significant experience in care proceedings to join our stable workforce. We have high aspirations to achieve the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people residing in the borough. As an Advanced Practitioner you will play a significant role in supporting our Social Workers to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills; apply evidence-based interventions and direct work and develop the confidence and skills to make timely decisions and plans for children that will achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for their future. You will work closely with our Quality Assurance team in supporting Social Workers to engage with learning and practice development, to improve the outcomes for the children, young people, and families that we work with.

 

The post sits in the Children and Young People’s Team 2.

 

 

Why it’s great to work in Barnsley:

 

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with high aspirations for our children and young people. At Barnsley, we have a stable, permanent workforce and are committed to the support and development of our social workers. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal, training and development opportunities, all aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting your career development and progression.

 

We also offer:

  • A highly competitive social work salary up to £41,881 for experienced practitioners and we also offer a welcome payment for new employees
  • High quality regular supervision and support and a nurturing management team that encourages learning and development
  • Flexible working
  • A commitment to continuous professional development with a strong training and development offer for staff at all levels
  • An ASYE programme designed to support newly qualified practitioners to have additional support through their first year in practice
  • Relocation package
  • Good IT support and equipment
  • A commitment to health and wellbeing and access to dedicated assistance programme
  • Just 4 You Benefits https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/jobs/just4you/

 

For an informal discussion contact Antonia Williams or Rebecca Wright on 01226 77544,1 or email AntoniaWilliams@barnsley.gov.uk or RebeccaWright@barnsley.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Advanced Social Work Practitioner Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 12/08/2022 | Job Ref: C/50017362 | Directorate: Children's Services | Service: Children’s Social Care & Safeguarding | Location: Cudworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)
 

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570 Plus laptop & phone

Working Arrangements: Flexible working

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  12/08/2022 at 23:59

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who are seeking to recruit an Advance Practitioner to join our Children and Yong people’s Teams.

 

This role will involve 50% case holding and will include a specific focus on staff support and development.

 

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed professional Social Worker who has significant experience in care proceedings to join our stable workforce. We have high aspirations to achieve the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people residing in the borough. As an Advanced Practitioner you will play a significant role in supporting our Social Workers to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills; apply evidence-based interventions and direct work and develop the confidence and skills to make timely decisions and plans for children that will achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for their future. You will work closely with our Quality Assurance team in supporting Social Workers to engage with learning and practice development, to improve the outcomes for the children, young people, and families that we work with.

 

The post sits in the Children and Young People’s Team 2.

 

 

Why it’s great to work in Barnsley:

 

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with high aspirations for our children and young people. At Barnsley, we have a stable, permanent workforce and are committed to the support and development of our social workers. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal, training and development opportunities, all aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting your career development and progression.

 

We also offer:

  • A highly competitive social work salary up to £41,881 for experienced practitioners and we also offer a welcome payment for new employees
  • High quality regular supervision and support and a nurturing management team that encourages learning and development
  • Flexible working
  • A commitment to continuous professional development with a strong training and development offer for staff at all levels
  • An ASYE programme designed to support newly qualified practitioners to have additional support through their first year in practice
  • Relocation package
  • Good IT support and equipment
  • A commitment to health and wellbeing and access to dedicated assistance programme
  • Just 4 You Benefits https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/jobs/just4you/

 

For an informal discussion contact Antonia Williams or Rebecca Wright on 01226 77544,1 or email AntoniaWilliams@barnsley.gov.uk or RebeccaWright@barnsley.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Advanced Social Work Practitioner Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

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