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Social Worker - Family Support Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need, Family Support
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Bedfordshire
Salary:
£36,756 to £42,153 per annum
Salary Description:
£36756 - £42153 per annum
Posted:
11/02/2020
Job Ref:
ZD-78674

Social Worker - Family Support Team - Bedford - £36,756 - £42,153 per annum

An exciting vacancy has become available in Bedford Borough Council for a social worker on the Family Support Team. They will consider candidates with a range of experience, which makes this a great opportunity for social workers to change direction and springboard their career.

This is a great time to join Bedford, as they work towards an exciting transformation plan. The focus is on developing the early intervention and prevention strategies, and supporting this with an efficient and effective social care system.

Benefits of working for Bedford as a Family Support Social Worker include:

* £6000 bonus payments to candidates joining the MASH, Assessment, CWD and Family Support Teams (paid after 6 months probationary period)
* Up to £8,000 Relocation Package
* A smaller remit that neighbouring authorities - Bedford covers a relatively small geographical area and therefore limited travel to visits
* Flexible working arrangements
* Generous annual leave entitlement
* Technology to support agile working
* A clearly defined career progression scheme for all social workers.

As a Family Support Social Worker you will have experience:

* Working knowledge of the Children's Act
* Court Proceedings
* Child protection Care proceedings
* Attending Court & relevant reports
* Section 47s
* Core Assessments
* Child protection meetings
* Case conferences

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Completed ASYE

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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Contact Details:
Tel: 01619741673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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