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Child and Family Worker - Placement Finding Team

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Worthing

West Sussex County Council

Permanent

NJC Grade 7, £21,057 - £23,166 (pro rata). 

Part Time

Salary NJC Grade 7, £21,057 - £23,166 (pro rata). 
Permanent, Full Time

37 hours per week.
Based in Worthing

Please note this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

With you, with the child…Every step of the way

We’re working together as one professional team, in an environment based on high challenge and high support, creating more positive outcomes for the children and families in our care. As a leadership team we will stand at your side, supporting you every step of the way.

There’s a real momentum at West Sussex County Council. We’re focused on creating more positive outcomes for children and their families and we have the optimism and enthusiasm to achieve it. We’ve already redesigned our service, transforming both our systems and the way we work and are looking for people who want to make a real difference for children and families.

Would you like to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team identifying best matched placements for children looked after and care leavers? 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who enjoys working within established frameworks to ensure that best outcomes are achieved for young people.  You will have good communication and interpersonal skills and be confident working within a busy team.  You will be taking referrals from social workers and liaising with WSCC foster carers, WSCC residential children’s home workers and workers within independent providers of fostering and residential care.  If you are looking for a job that will provide you with a solid understanding of children’s routes into care and their experiences in care then this may well be the role for you.  Based in Worthing this is a full-time post’.

Next Steps

If you would like to talk to someone about this role contact: James Ball, Group Manager:

To apply upload your CV and covering letter explaining what makes you a great Child and Family Worker and the skills you can bring to the role.

Where you are submitting a CV as your application, the following information is mandatory: All employment and precise dates must be included. (Any gaps must be explained if you are selected for interview)

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