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Norfolk County Council

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Consultant Social Worker - Children's Advice and Duty Service 001 CHHE Job in Norwich


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Consultant Social Worker - Children's Advice and Duty Service 001 CHHE


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JOIN OUR NEW INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO OUR FRONT DOOR Consultant Social Worker - Children's Advice and Duty Service 001 CHHE County Hall, Norwich Salary: £34,995 - £39,000 (Scale K) 37 hours per week Permanent contract Excellent relocation package available It is an exciting time for Norfolk Children's Services where innovation and creative practice is celebrated and encouraged. As part of the changes to Social Work in Norfolk, we are transforming our Front Door arrangements to ensure the right pathway first time for our children and young people. The team, Norfolk's Children Advice and Duty Service, will be provided with specialist training, and work with professionals from partner agencies using a coaching style to enable them to have more confidence in working with families and meeting needs where appropriate, identifying the correct services and support for the child or young person. This could be through to an Early Help Provision, Social Work Team or into the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub when there are safeguarding concerns. There will also be opportunities for the post holder to undertake direct work with children and their families as part of our crisis intervention service. We are looking for experienced qualified social workers who are excellent listeners and enjoy talking to others. You will have a professional curiosity that enables you to gather information and really understand it before using your wealth of experience to decide how the query needs to be handled. You will receive all the training you need to work in this new and innovative way, and have the chance to widen your skill set on the job. It's exciting, it's bold and a chance to get back to Social Work! We will be up and running in the Autumn, so if you are interested in joining this new service, what are you waiting for? Norfolk is a beautiful county, a real hidden gem with over 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, the unique Norfolk Broads, amazing wildlife, picturesque market towns and the fabulous seaside resorts of Hunstanton, Cromer and Great Yarmouth. At the heart is the vibrant city of Norwich with excellent shopping, a vast array of restaurants and a pub for everyday of the year. Travel links are extensive with direct rail links to London and Cambridge and Norwich International Airport with flights to Europe and beyond. For an informal discussion please contact either Julie Wiltshire, Head of Social Work Partnerships on or Sarah Jane Mayes, Team Manager on Workplace feedback states County Hall is a modern, business-like, bright and smart environment to work in. To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on the link below: For further details and how to apply online, please click the 'apply' button. Please quote job reference: 001 CHHE Closing date: 20 January 2019