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Government of Jersey

Social Worker

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

SOJ07716

Salary

Location

£51,245 - £56,469

Posted Date

17 November 2022

Jersey

Closing Date

13 January 2023

We’re looking for high-quality Social Workers who love working in strengths-based ways that promote the rights of each child. You’ll need great wells of compassion, endless versatility and deep understanding of safeguarding, meeting need, legislation and beyond.

About the roles:
We’re currently recruiting to all teams across the service; Assessment & Support, Family Safeguarding Services, Children in Care Team, Complex Needs Team and Fostering & Adoption.

Our new Government is investing in our reform programme over the next four years. Our plans for that investment include:
• Investing in our workforce
• Training and development
• Increasing the number and range of homes for our children
• Increasing investment in community and intensive support to children and families to support them to stay together.
• Introducing new legislation to promote and support the wellbeing of children
• Creating time for direct work
• Improving options for care leavers
• Keeping caseloads low
If you want to be part of the journey in Jersey to put children and young people first and you’re resilient enough to live and work in an Island community, you could be one of our new Social Workers.

-1 location, 1 service, 1 team
- £5000 recruitment payment + relocation support
- Substantial year on year investment into services and people
- 200 hours of professional development in 2022

For more information please contact RecruitmentCSC@gov.je

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