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Portsmouth City Council

Social worker - Family Support and Safeguarding teams

Full time, permanent (Part time hours considered)
Main grade: £33,945 - £36,647 p.a. plus recruitment and retention package of £5,000 over 6 years // Higher grade: £40,220 - £42,428 p.a.
Closing Date: 12/05/2024

We have exciting opportunities for qualified social workers to join the Children and Families directorate in one of our family support and safeguarding teams (geographically based) in Portsmouth City Council.

At children's social care service, we pride ourselves on providing quality interventions with families using UP2U family practice and trauma informed model of care to empower families to bring about sustained change; you will be provided with training in these models of practice. We also offer social workers 1-1, group reflective practice opportunities as well as action learning sessions.

We are committed to working with families to repair harm and relationships. We have been recognised by Ofsted as a "Good" local authority with "Outstanding" for our Family Safeguarding and Support teams.

Portsmouth City Council

Social Worker (ASYE)

Full time, permanent
£33,945 - £36,647 plus a recruitment & retention package of £5000 over 6 years
Closing Date: 30/09/2024

Portsmouth is a fantastic place to practice, and we look forward to supporting you on your Social Work journey during the programme, which is supported via the Stronger Futures Academy. The academy is well established and continually evolves and develops.

Our 12-month ASYE programme provides 'on the job' training to help you understand and unpick the work you are completing. As part of this you will be enrolled into the ASYE Stronger Futures Academy where you will receive dedicated ASYE Academy sessions to support your understanding of the journey & voice of the child, this will include practice sessions to understand and apply models of practice and tools to support you in your work.

In addition, we offer monthly half day study days, funding to purchase your own resources, on-site assessors, peer led action learning sets and reflective practice groups.