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|Hours per week||37|
|Salary||Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus|
Children’s Services at Northamptonshire are in an exciting period of significant transformation as we move into a Children’s Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county.
The Children in Care Team is a team of highly motivated staff who are committed to achieving the best outcomes for children and young people.
Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s (NCT) children in care service provides oversight for all the children in care in Northamptonshire. This includes children subject to legal proceedings as well as children with a plan to remain long term in our care. We focus on building meaningful relationships with young people, their families and their carers to ensure that we plan effectively for the future of every child.
The service has 11 teams that work across the county and focus on particular cohorts of children.
You will be a qualified social worker and have the commitment and passion to be at the forefront of delivering best practice and support to children and families. You will be able to manage a complex and diverse caseload to the required standards.
As an Advanced Practitioner will be confident in their analysis and decision making to deliver purposeful and effective social care. You will be skilled in supervision, performance management and improvement techniques to ensure high quality of practice.
This role will require the candidate will have a strong desire to develop social work expertise to support the Children’s Trust with its improvement journey.
The Children’s Trust was established in November 2020 to deliver Children’s Services to the newly established North and West Northants County Councils. The Trust is wholly owned and funded but operationally independent from the Councils. This provides the organisation with unique opportunities to explore new ways of working and to be more agile and adaptable in its approach to service delivery. We are developing a culture that allows the very highest quality of professional practice to flourish, delivering at the cutting edge of new innovation.
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role. Enhanced DBS clearance and SW England required. Some posts in MASH and First Response (s47) teams are based in the Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) and are therefore subject to annual vetting by Northamptonshire Police. This clearance is required to undertake the role.
Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date should we have sufficient applications.
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