HCL Social Care launching an innovative recruitment partnership with Hertfordshire County Council

A feature sponsored by Hertfordshire County Council & HCL Social Care recruitment partnership

HCL Social Care is pleased to announce it is launching an innovative recruitment partnership with Hertfordshire County Council.

Hertfordshire County Council children’s services is proud of its pioneering, multi agency practice which has led to the winning of a number of prestigious awards and national recognition for good practice. Their Academy for Newly Qualified Social Workers provides intensive training, guidance and support prior to joining their frontline teams, while their Joint Child Protection Investigation Team, a multi agency team made up of police, health and social care, undertakes joint section 47 investigations. This has now been joined by HALO, their ground breaking police and social care team addressing sexual exploitation. Project Protector ensures each of their Locality Safeguarding Team benefits from two days per week dedicated police input to ensure aggressive or avoidant families with children on protection plans are seen and their protection plans are progressed. Police colleagues also undertake out of hours visits to protect children.

HCL Social Care is tasked with working in tandem with Hertfordshire County Council to promote and recruit to various exciting opportunities across the safeguarding teams as qualified social worker, senior practitioner, consultant social worker, team manager and service manager. They are pioneering a regional interviewing model to attract talented and confident individuals who share their vision for the children of Hertfordshire to fill these positions.

If this sounds like you, then join them, and they’ll support you to flourish in your working environment. You can be the social worker you trained to be, with an organisation that values its employees and ensures that you feel safe and supported to do your job. At Hertfordshire they do everything they can to increase your value as a social work practitioner. They provide the best environment for you to invest in your own skills and abilities. Whether it’s through training and development, or taking more time off to relax and escape from it all – everything you do adds to your value as a professional. So join them today and start investing, in return you can be sure to receive a comprehensive benefits package including up to £8,000 market payment, £1,000 welcome payment, up to 33 days annual leave, lease car scheme, on site parking, and generous relocation allowance.

Hertfordshire County Council and HCL Social Care are looking to recruit candidates from across the UK to relocate to Hertfordshire and will be holding three information evenings in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester to this end. The dates for each event are as follows:

  • Edinburgh – 18/02/2014 at the Jurys Inn from 6pm
  • Glasgow – 19/02/2014 at the Jurys Inn from 6pm
  • Manchester-25/02/2014 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian from 6pmCan’t attend an open evening? Then you are invited to send in an up to date copy of your CV to perms@hclsocialcare.com, call 0207 861 8906 or view and apply for a vacancy online now.

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