Social Workers – Children with Disabilities and Transition 0-25 service, All levels required

We have exciting opportunities for Social Workers to join Croydon in our 0-25 children with disabilities and Transition Service. There has never been a greater focus on children’s services in Croydon than right now, making it an exciting place to take the next step in your social work career.

Our statutory service for children and young people with disabilities serve 1200 residents and we need your passion as a social worker, who genuinely care and who want nothing but the best outcomes for Croydon’s children and families.

We are committed to doing things differently, taking into account current research and best practice, and are looking for people who want to be part of this journey.

You must be HCPC registered and have completed your ASYE

We are looking for social workers who can demonstrate that they are skilled in managing complex cases, preferably with disabled children or young adults working in our transitions team. Your experience of working in a statutory setting will allow you to operate with confidence and emotional intelligence – making effective assessments, implementing plans, delivering interventions and undertaking court work where required.

This is an extremely exciting time to join Croydon Council, we are looking for Social Workers who can drive our service forward.

Our offer to you;

Grade 11-12 (£37,842 – £42,681)*

Grade 14 (£43,590 – £45,585)*

* In addition to the annual salary there will be a welcome payment of £2,000 (paid at 6 months with a 24 month tie in) and a further £1,500 retention package (£750 to be paid at 12 months and £750 to be paid at 20 months service)

Plus………

31 days’ annual leave

Development opportunities

Support practitioners in undertaking Practice Educator training

Laptop/Phone with agile work practice

A pension scheme with an average employer contribution of 20%

A core skills training & Learning Development programme

Most of all what makes Croydon special is our people – both within the council and throughout the borough. Our diverse population has made Croydon a thriving cultural hub, it also makes it a truly unique environment in which to work and practice social work.

To apply for this role, please email your CV and supporting statement, quoting the job title to socialworkjobs@croydon.gov.uk

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