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Senior Social Workers x 2 (one FTC 12 months and one permanent contract)

Salary: £39,774 - £44,607 pa (inclusive)
Job reference: EJR010143
Application closing date: 12/12/2019

We are currently seeking two senior social workers to work in the Leaving Care team based at the Greenford Service Centre, Oldfield Lane South, UB6.

One senior social worker post will be on a permanent contract and the other senior social worker post will be a fixed-term contract for external candidates and/or secondment opportunity for LBE employees for 12 months.

Ealing is a vibrant West London borough, with excellent transport links, and from 2019 will also be home to 5 Crossrail stations.  Ofsted has recognised Ealing as a 'Good' borough with it's Leaving Care Service rated as OUTSTANDING.  Ealing has a high rate of permanent staff, offers a wide range of training opportunities and a Career Progression scheme to promote and support staff development.  Ealing has been successful in a number of bids in recent years for developing & promoting innovative social care practice.

Are you?
committed to making a visible difference to the lives of Ealing children and their families
a qualified, HCPC registered social worker
an ambitious worker with the skills and experience to deliver the highest standards of professional practice.

What can Ealing offer you?
an exciting opportunity to develop your career within a supportive, well organised structure
high-quality individual and group supervision within a stimulating learning environment
on-going personalised training and development opportunities
access to a wide range of high-quality resources to support children and their families
an excellent benefits package with a range of innovative programmes to help you look after your health and well-being.

What we are looking for?
we are looking for ambitious, professional, conscientious Social Workers to join our social care teams
you will be a team player too - working with colleagues in a range of disciplines, sharing knowledge, and providing support and advice to deliver the best possible outcomes for local children and their families
someone who will flourish working in a diverse community and be eager to explore new and emerging areas of social work practice.

Applications are open to senior social workers only.

In return, Ealing will give you the time and support you need to make a difference with regular supervision being a key priority. We believe that our training, development and support are of a high standard and regularly commended by staff in Ealing.

This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role.  This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.

Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This role is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.

The position is for a fixed period of 12 months. External applicants will be offered a fixed-term contract and existing Ealing council employees will be offered the opportunity of a secondment. LBE employees must ensure a secondment release form is signed by their line manager before applying and emailed to HRSSC-RecruitmentTeam@ealing.gov.uk by the application closing date.

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