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Social Worker - Children in Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
East Midlands
Northampton, Northamptonshire
£36,597 to £40,419 per annum
Salary Description:
£36597 - £40419 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Care - Northampton - £36,597 - £40,419 per annum

We are currently recruiting for a highly qualified Social Worker to join a Children in Care Team based in Northampton.

This is a large and busy team, the Children in Care service works collaboratively to provide oversight for all children in care in Northamptonshire. This includes asylum seeking children, children subject to legal proceedings where their permanency plan is being determined, and children with a plan to remain in long term care.

Benefits of this Social Worker role include:

* Excellent salary
* Manageable cases loads
* High quality professional supervision
* A bespoke induction package
* Family friendly and flexible working arrangements
* Up to £8000 relocation package
* Local Government Pension Scheme
* A generous annual leave entitlement
* Option to buy 5 weeks additional annual leave
* Defined career progression and pathway opportunities
* £4000 recruitment bonus

Responsibilities of this Social Worker role include:

* Championing and supporting young people through good pathway planning as they make their transition to independence
* Work in exciting and creative ways, fulfilling the personal advisor function, enabling young people to live independently
* Help children access education, employment and training and develop into healthy, confident young adults
* Deliver high quality services in court, so that the very best outcomes can be achieved for every child

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role include:

* Degree or equivalent in Social Work
* Experience within a similar role
* Registered with Social Work England
* Eligible to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02038784727
Contact: Kieran Wright

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