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Senior Social Worker - Child In Need

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Senior Social Worker
East of England
Lowestoft, Suffolk
£38,695 to £38,695 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £38695 per annum
Job Ref:

Senior Social Worker - Child In Need Team - Lowestoft - up to £38,695 per annum

Offices are based in Lowestoft

An exciting vacancy has become available in Suffolk County, rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted for a social worker with at extensive statutory experience on the Child In Need Team.

They will consider candidates with a range of different experience, so this opportunity is ideal for someone who's interested in moving teams and spring boarding their career.

Benefits of working for Suffolk include:

* Working for one of the leading social work authorities in the UK, whose children's services are rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted - 'Services for children are of an exceptionally high standard. They are child-focused and make a positive difference to children's lives.' (Ofsted, 2019)
* £500 welcome bonus
* Optional £2000 welcome loan
* Car lease scheme
* Shopping discounts and voucher
* Tax free bike scheme
* Flexible working arrangements - you can apply for different work patterns, sabbaticals & job sharing.
* Generous annual leave - up to 36 days per year.
* Clear career progression path
* Relocation package up to £8000

Duties as a Children In Need Senior Social Worker:

* Working with children on the Child Protection register, Looked After Children and Children in Need
* Child Protection care proceedings
* Attending court
* Court reports
* Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
* Section 47s
* Core assessments
* Child protection meetings
* Case conferences
* Attending LAC reviews

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


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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