Head of Social Work
Job Title: Head of Social Work
Salary Range: GBP46,646 - GBP49,618 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Fixed Term/Secondment - 18 months
In Adult Care Services we see excellent professional practice as the key to raising standards, working efficiently and achieving good wellbeing outcomes for our residents.
We are looking for an innovative and strategic professionally qualified social worker to work alongside the Principal Social Worker. You will inspire and lead the professionally qualified social work workforce within Adult Care Services and our partners. You will be working to embed and promote our practice principles, ensuring social care practice is effective, efficient, fulfils its statutory functions and delivers positive outcomes for our citizens.
If you are passionate about social care, have the confidence, resilience and vision to lead our social care workforce then please contact us. In return we can offer you excellent pension and progression benefits whilst working for an organisation that values its employees and invests in training and career development opportunities.
Closing Date: 19.11.17
Interview Date: 28.11.17
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Mark Harvey on
Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here
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Please Note: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
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