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Social Worker / Senior Social Worker - Children in Care (Looked After Children) - Permanent!

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South East, East of England
£45,256 per annum
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Social Worker / Senior Social Worker - Children in Care (Looked After Children) - Permanent! - Buckinghamshire County - up to £45,256 per annum  
An exciting vacancy has become available in Buckinghamshire for a experienced Social Worker with statutory experience to work in a Children In Care Team.      
They will consider social workers from a variety of areas, which is ideal if you're interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field.     
This is a great chance for candidates interesting in taking a break from Front-line work.   
Offices are based in Aylesbury (North), Amersham & High Wycombe (South), with the south offices only a 25 minute train Journey from Central London (Marylebone Station).    
Benefits of working for Buckinghamshire as a Children In Care Social Worker include:     
  • £2,125 Bonus payment after a year of work.    
  • Up to £8,000 Relocation Package    
  • Up to £600 paid towards Car Allowance, other benefits include childcare voucher scheme, car purchase scheme, discounts on O2 phone contracts, solicitors, storage and home security.     
  • Flexible working arrangements - you can apply for different work patterns, sabbaticals & job sharing.    Generous annual leave (22 - 27 days with 5 extra days after 5 years’ service). Plus you can apply to buy up to 2 weeks’ additional leave per year.   
  • 5 days' dedicated development & training days a year.    
  • High performance and our Contribution Based Pay scheme means that those who demonstrate exceeding or outstanding performance may also be eligible for a bonus payment.    
In a Children in Care Social Worker role you will:
  • Contribute to and review the development of ongoing initiatives
  • Strive to achieve a more effective use of resources within children & families services
  • Initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility
  • Facilitate effective service delivery where possible
  • Inform, advise, counsel and support clients and carers, individually and in group settings, to relieve stress and modify attitudes of behavior to meet the needs of the client
As a Children In Care 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: 0161 974 1673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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