This role is perfect for qualified social workers passionate about developing others. You will support newly qualified social workers and contribute to the development of social workers and allied professionals by delivering and commissioning high quality training.
You'll contribute to the delivery of high quality, person-centred care and the provision of support to adults, their families and carers in Brighton and Hove.
This role is available as a secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
Interview date: 11th July
For an informal discussion, please contact:
Richard.Cattell@brighton-hove.gov.uk , Principal Social Worker for Adults, 01273 295031
Tim.Wilson@brighton-hove.gov.uk , Learning & Development Manager 01273 296183
About the role
Are you a qualified social worker passionate about helping people to develop?
If so, consider applying for this role where you will support newly qualified social workers and contribute to the development of social workers and allied professionals by delivering and commissioning training. You'll contribute to the delivery of high quality, person-centred care and the provision of support to adults, their families and carers in Brighton and Hove.
You'll work closely with the directorate of Health and Adult Social Care and be part of a skilled, experienced and supportive Organisational Development and Learning team within Human Resources. You will receive regular one to ones from the Head of OD & Learning and further professional support and guidance from the Principal Social Worker.
We will encourage and support you to further develop your professional practice so you can become the best you can be. We are a proud partner of the South East Regional Centre for Social Work Education and through our membership of CareKnowledge, you can keep up-to-date with the latest research and new practice.
So, if you are an experience and qualified social worker registered with Social Work England, committed to excellent social work by supporting staff to develop why not join us?
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Part office / part home – hybrid - We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).