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Social Worker - Children Looked After Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker
South West
£29,055 to £33,136 per annum
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Social Worker - Children Looked After Team - Permanent - Somerset - £29,055 to £33,136 per annum      

An exciting vacancy has become available in Somerset County for a Social Worker with previous statutory experience, on the Children Looked After Team.  
They will consider social workers with a variety of experience , which is ideal if you're interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field. This is a great opportunity if you want to take a break from long term Child Protection but still utilise your skills.    

The transformation journey is well underway in Somerset making it a great time to join a progressive authority who are committed to bringing fieldwork caseloads down to an average of 14, which is fewer than many other local authorities   
Offices are based in Bridgewater(North), Yeovil(South), Mendip(East) & Tauton(West) areas of Somerset.    
Benefits of working for Somerset as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:     
  •  Access to Unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules).     
  • Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000     
  • Flexible Working scheme offering the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle - including mobile working.    
  • Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more.     
  • Access to their Childcare Voucher Scheme.      
As a Looked After Children Social Worker, You MUST be:      
  • HCPC registered     
  • Eligible to work in the UK     
  • A UK license holder  
  • Post-qualified experience 
  • Completed ASYE     
For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 03452419590
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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