Applications for the post are invited from individuals who are committed to demonstrating the values of Middlesbrough Council.

To help us recruit social workers who are committed to working in Middlesbrough we are currently offering a 10% supplement to social work salaries. This additional 10% will be reviewed at the end of March 2025.

We are looking to recruit a Principal Practitioner for our established Learning Disability and Transitions Service in Middlesbrough. Applications are welcomed from experienced Principal Practitioners / Deputy Managers or Social Workers looking to progress.

The successful candidate will need to be passionate about delivering the very best outcomes for people with Learning Disabilities, often with additional needs and will want to make a difference.

We need someone who is enthusiastic, creative and enjoys working as part of an experienced, supportive, and friendly team who wants to improve the lives of young people and adults with learning disabilities from their transition to adulthood at 17 years through to their later years.

Middlesbrough offers the opportunity for blended working, and we are committed to supporting our staff by providing a healthy and positive work culture. The team are based in newly refurbished offices in Middlesbrough. As a member of the Learning Disability and Transitions Service you can expect to receive regular supervision, access to training and development and the opportunity to make a difference.

For further information or to discuss this exciting opportunity please contact Lynn Beevers (Principal Social Worker & Practice Lead Lynn_Beevers@Middlesbrough.gov.uk or contact us on 01642 727839

Interviews are to be held on Friday 17th May 2024.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Salary: £42,403 – £44,428 (Plus 10% Market Supplement £4,240 – £4,442)

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