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Social Worker - First Response Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, First Response
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
East Midlands
£34,277 to £43,864 per annum
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Social Worker - First Response Team - Permanent - Northamptonshire - £34,277 - £43,864p/a

Northamptonshire County Council are looking for Social Workers to become part of their First Response Team within their Children's Services. You will be offered an excellent benefits package as a permanent Social Worker including access to their excellent Social Work Academy. 

Your aim in this role will be to deliver and provide professional social work services to children, young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people is safeguarded and they are protected. This will need to be in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Children First Northamptonshire.

Your benefits working for Northamptonshire include:

  • Up to £8000 relocation package 
  • Up to £5000 recruitment bonus
  • Manageable cases loads
  • High quality professional supervision
  • A bespoke induction package 
  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • A generous annual leave entitlement (up to 40 days)
  • Defined career progression and pathway opportunities 

Within the First Response Team, your duties will include:

  • Providing practical and social work support for children, young people and families
  • Holding a complex caseload
  • Undertaking assessments
  • Visiting children and their families
  • Carrying out interventions
  • Taking on direct work with children, young people and families

Requirements of the role:

  • To be a qualified Social Worker
  • HCPC registration and eligibility to work in the UK
  • To have completed the ASYE
  • Excellent communication and assessment skills

For further information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 01619741673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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