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Newly Qualified Social Worker

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £30,095 to £32,798
  • Location: Cheshire Lines Building
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 29/05/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: CF&E/22/191501

Band H

Are you newly qualified in Social Work and looking to get your career off to the best start?

Do you value a supportive environment where you will have access to regular reflective supervision, development opportunities and an effective ASYE programme?  Are you passionate about using your newly acquired knowledge and practice experience to shape the futures of families in need? And do you want to understand how you can become an experienced social work within 2 years of post-qualifying?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then Wirral Council should be your employer of choice!

As an employer, we are committed to creating a positive, supportive environment for all our staff. We offer an outstanding range of benefits including competitive salaries, family-friendly employment initiatives and a generous annual leave entitlement.

This is an exiting opportunity for Newly Qualified Social Workers. You will be supported by an ASYE Coordinator and a Practice Improvement Team, where you will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities both to support your work with children and families but also to enable self-development and resilience building.

You will have access to a range of staff engagement events, led by visible leaders and managers. Our Wellbeing Manifesto offers a range of activities and information that supports you to stay fit, healthy and motivated in work whilst recognising that social work can often be challenging in supporting and protecting vulnerable children.  

We want to make Wirral great for children and their families. Do you want to help #BeTheDifference for children, young people and families in Wirral? If you do then what are you waiting for?

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

How to apply

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