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Salary: £28,672.00
Location: Bury
Company: Bury Council
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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Bury Council – Children’s Services Social Worker vacancies

Due to the successful promotion of a number of our Social Workers we are now looking to recruit to several permanent vacancies across our social work teams.

During a recent visit to Bury by Ofsted, Inspectors found that despite the impact of COVID 19 “senior managers, leaders and frontline staff have worked tirelessly, investing significant time and effort in continuing to support the most vulnerable children and young people in Bury...Staff reported that they have been helped and supported well, not only professionally, but also personally, throughout the pandemic. Managers and leaders have kept staff close, connected and safe, while recognising and acknowledging their hard work.”

Position Title: Social Worker

Salary: Level 3 Social Worker - £34,728 - £36,922 per annum (pro rata for part time appointments)

Newly Qualified Social Workers will commence at Level 1, SCP 24 £28,672 per annum (pro rata for part time appointments)

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time - opportunities also available for part time or fixed term contracts

Location: Bury

Along with competitive salary we can offer:

  • Flexible Working including laptops and phones
  • Manageable caseloads
  • A permanent Senior Management Team
  • Membership of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (a career average-salary scheme).
  • A 37 hour working week.
  • 25 days’ annual leave, rising to 30 days’ after five years.
  • An Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, allowing you to buy up to ten additional days leave.
  • Excellent transport links through buses and trams
  • Car users allowance where applicable
  • Car park permit discount scheme
  • Personal Development Programme​
  • Full training in Signs of Safety Model of Practice
  • Employee Discount Scheme which provides discounts with local businesses as well as car loans, car purchasing, cycling to work, bus travel, taxis and driving courses. Discounts available on Holidays and travel including travel insurance, holidays and currency. Discounts available on legal advice including on loans, mortgages, insurance etc. Discounts on food and drink at local restaurants, cafes and bars, hair salons, beauty salons, healthcare products, exercise classes, and discounted gym membership.

Add to those benefits our leading role in health and social care integration, and it all adds up to an exciting package.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

For further information click on the link below

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