Newly Qualified Social Worker

Location:

48 STATION ROAD

Closing Date:

09 Jun 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: SWC
Salary: £38,443 – £50,083 per annum
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)
Closing Date: Sunday 26th May 2024
Interview Date: June 2024

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture.

Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

DIVERSITY: Haringey is the 5th most ethnically diverse borough in the country. Over 65% of residents come from non-White British communities. 190 different languages are spoken in Haringey schools.
OFSTED: We are judged as ‘Overall ‘Good’ for the FIRST TIME in 2023, since the formation of Children’s Service following the 2004 Children Act! Ofsted say that since the last full inspection in 2018, when we were judged as Requires Improvement, “that much of the service is now transformed” and that “the transformation seen is making a positive difference to most children’s lives”.
Haringey had an Area SEND inspection in Feb 2024 of Haringey Local Area Partnership. This was a joint inspection by Ofsted and CQC of services and outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs and or disabilities. The inspectors gave Haringey the highest judgement, and found that, “the local area partnership’s special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) arrangements typically lead to positive experiences and outcomes for children and young people with SEND”.

About the Role

As a Newly Qualified Social Worker you can expect high quality support during your Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE). In Haringey we believe in growing and nurturing our Newly Qualified Social Workers, by providing a programme of tailored support to ensure that you feel confident in your practice and well cared for within the organisation. This includes regular peer-group learning sessions, supervision and guidance from your team-based assessor and mentor; a varied and interesting caseload; regular feedback on your practice and access to a range of resources and training via our Haringey Children’s Academy. Haringey are proud of our focus on evidence-based research in practice and have a range of tools available for Practitioners. If you have any queries about this role or would like to find out more, please contact ASYE Coordinator Sanjiv Daniel on 07817147850/ sanjiv.daniel@haringey.gov.uk

About You

Haringey are looking for a Newly Qualified Social Worker to join their ASYE programme. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about working collaboratively with families and young people and working in a relational and empathetic way. You must have a commitment to direct work and advocating for children and young people and a willingness to learn and accept feedback in a constructive manner. An NQSW in Haringey should be a positive communicator who can collaborate, influence and challenge with excellent verbal and written skills. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge of the research, legislation and statutory responsibilities that underpin Children’s Social Care, and be able to work to a high standard, meet deadlines and contribute to a learning culture within your team. You will be proactive in building on your previous learning and experience. Some experience in children’s social care would be an advantage. Most importantly we are looking for someone who has an unwavering passion for social work, the vision and drive to change outcomes for children, young people and their families and the skills to be part of a team that inspires and supports stakeholders. Candidates must hold a relevant Social Work qualification and, in order to qualify for the ASYE programme, must have graduated after January 2022. Social Work England registration must be in place before a start date can be provided.

Working for Haringey

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Haringey ASYE programme under a full time, permanent contract. The ASYE programme is overseen by a dedicated ASYE Coordinator and you will receive regular supervision and ‘hub’ style group learning sessions.

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