Earn up to £54855 in your first year as a social worker in Brent.
We are looking for experienced Social Workers to join our newly created Referral and Assessment (short-term) teams and Family Support (long-term) teams. Please note; ASYEs will not be considered in this campaign.
Salary range: £38,709 – £47,355 p.a.
This includes a £4500 annual retention payment for all frontline workers and managers on grades PO1 to PO7. New staff will also receive, a £7500 ‘golden hello’, upon completion of their probationary period.
Brand new 1 and 2 bed executive apartments in the prestigious Wembley Park development. These flats are available for key workers on a subsidised rental basis and are just a few moments walk from Brent civic centre.
Contract : Permanent
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Brent Civic Centre and the Willesden Library site.
Flexible working arrangements are in place and staff will agree a mix of office based and home working with their managers.
Eligibility: These are London based roles. You must have UK residency and the right to work here. Come and Grow your Social Work Career in Brent.
With our excellent rewards package, keyworker housing and flexible working arrangements you will enjoy a friendly and supportive work environment that enables you to enjoy a positive work / life balance. Thanks to our reduced caseloads (15 cases in our long term teams) and excellent training opportunities you will be encouraged to develop your skills and grow your career here in Brent.
We are an Ofsted rated “Good” authority with “Outstanding” grading for the service we provide children in care and care leavers.
We are building a superb social work service for our children and families and we would love you to be part of it. Our ambitious career development scheme, well-established practice framework and a number of tailored training programmes are all designed to support your professional growth. Our specialist team structure, reduced caseloads and additional practice consultants will support social workers to deliver reflective and relationship based practice.
Our social work teams are supported by a fully permanent senior management team who are committed to building excellent services.
Brent is a great place to work.
The borough is one of the most culturally diverse in Europe and has great transport links as well as the iconic Wembley stadium. We are part of the impressive regeneration of the Wembley Park site and benefit from the legacy of being the 2020 London Borough of Culture. Brent is a borough on the up!
Our Social Workers
We look forward to receiving your application.
Closing date: 5 December 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working. As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.