Experienced Social Worker/Senior Practitioner - Duty & Advice
Salary details: Up to £37,306 (plus a Market Supplement of £1,500 for level 3 and Senior Practitioner). Also £2,000 Welcome Package for external candidates
Ref: LS 700
Children and Families
Learning and Early Support
Place of Work: Huddersfield
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours per Week: 37
Closing date: 20 August 2018
Provisional Interview Date: 11 September 2018 in Huddersfield
Kirklees is firmly focused on the future and this is an exciting time to join us. We are highly ambitious for our children and young people and giving them the best possible start in life. As part of strengthening our approach we are excited to be able to offer this opportunity for an; innovative, ambitious, skilled and knowledgeable senior professional to join our leadership team.
You will be an experienced educational specialist, bringing with you a passion for learning and will have responsibility for the local authority’s statutory duties 0 – 25+, ensuring continuous improvement in attainment, achievement, progression, admissions and access for our young people.
Reporting to the Service Director you will be well supported to develop, sustain and continue to achieve strong relationships with our schools, academies and other stakeholders by: ensuring our services are intelligence driven, outcome focused, and place children at the heart of what we do.
For more information please visit our microsite at www.kirklees.gov.uk/executiverecruitment
If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail with Jo-Anne Sanders, Service Director, please email DCA.Secretaries@kirklees.gov.uk to arrange a call back.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this job. Please note that a conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
To be considered for this role please submit a CV and supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the job as detailed on the attached Job Profile.