Croydon Council

  • Croydon, UK
01 Mar, 2024
Croydon Council Croydon, UK
The Children Looked After service supports and inspires cared for children, and care experienced young people to become their best, and achieve their aspirations. We take our corporate parenting role very seriously and are committed to supporting our children to be heard, and to flourish. We provide social work support for children and young people aged 0-16. We aim to walk alongside them and enable their plans for permanency to be achieved. We know how important lifelong links are for our children looked after, and we work hard to enable these to be maintained. Prior experience of working with children looked after is useful but not essential. You will however, be committed to high quality relational practice and have a natural ability in creating trusting relationships with children. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate good experience, knowledge and skills of ability to work in front line settings; being able to work with a complex and diverse range of needs and risks;...
01 Mar, 2024
Croydon Council Croydon, UK
The total compensation package for this position is up to £59,616 per annumSocial Worker / Advanced Social Worker – Social Work with Families (SWwF) – Children – Croydon CouncilSalary: Grade 11-14 (£44,019 - £52,116) Permanent – 36 hours per weekWelcome Payment – £5,000 Retention Payment – £2,500Hybrid working Job PurposeWe would welcome you to come and work in a vibrant and culturally diverse community, that supports our social work staff to deliver excellence in their practice. We want Social Workers to join us that are motivated to strengthen families, putting children at the centre of everything that we do. Social Work with Families brings together people working for children who are subject to child protection plans, children in need, and Children Looked After. Children who may be in the Public Law Outline process, or Court proceedings. We work in a small Locality service, with your Team Manager, Business Support Officer and colleagues who will support you to use your skills...
01 Mar, 2024
Croydon Council Croydon, UK
The total compensation package for this position is up to £57,116Supervising Social Worker – Fostering Support – Children – Croydon Council Salary: Grade 14 (£50,031 - £52,116) Permanent – 36 hours per weekWelcome Payment - £5,000 Hybrid working Job PurposeOur fostering support team is growing. We are seeking qualified and experienced Supervising Social Workers to join us and work together in driving the service forward.The responsibilities include the following, so we ask that you have this experience:Experienced in managing a caseload of foster carers.Experienced in supervising foster carers of various levels of complexity, including assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of appropriate action and to ensure that the welfare of the children in their care are properly and effectively safeguarded and promoted.Experienced in reviewing foster carer approvals.Experienced in working within a professional network, to ensure that the needs of the children and young people are...
01 Mar, 2024
Croydon Council Croydon, UK
Croydon’s Service for Children looked after are developing our focus and specialism for children who are likely to have plans of Adoption, following the conclusion of care proceedings. We are committed to ensuring that these children can be with their growing up families, forming positive attachments, at the earliest possible opportunity. Experience and research is clear that reducing delays and achieving early placement, provides the best foundations and opportunities for these highly vulnerable children to form positive attachments with primary carers, and as a result, achieve the best possible outcomes with growing up families and throughout their childhoods.If you are an experienced Social Worker, particularly in court work, and are looking to specialise in this area of work with our youngest children then this role could be for you. Croydon are committed to providing high quality, timely practice for our children on the adoption pathway. We are seeking experienced Social...
01 Mar, 2024
Croydon Council Croydon, UK
Social Worker/ Advanced Social Worker; Young Croydon Grade / Salary: Grade 11 - 14; £41,793 - £49,890 + £2,500 retention payment + £5,000 welcome paymentHours of work:36 per week / Monday – Friday Contract type:Permanent “Have you got the passion and drive to make positive changes in the lives of children and young people?” The Opportunity As a Social Worker in the Young Croydon Service, you will be holding a well-managed case load of young people aged 11-18 where the risk is located predominantly outside of the home. You will work with a passionate and dedicated team of social workers and adolescent workers to help reduce risk in the community and support young people to achieve the potential and move away from those who seek to exploit them. For you, this investment means you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and develop your career as well as make your mark by helping to shape the way we support children and families. Benefits of Working With Us Highly competitive...