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Social Worker - Children First Northamptonshire

  • Employer: Northamptonshire County Council -
  • Reference: NCC/18/72257
  • Published: Tue 21/08/2018, 12:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/09/2018, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £29,165 to £34,277
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Corby, Daventry, Kettering, and Northampton

Social Worker – Children First Northamptonshire

A bright future for you, a bright future for them

We are an innovative county council, with a fresh, energetic approach. By working with us you will help to create brighter futures for the children of Northamptonshire. You will use your skills to carry out assessments and make evidence-based recommendations and decisions for interventions to support our children, young people and their families.

Interested?

Are you…
• HCPC registered with significant post-qualifying experience
• Able to demonstrate knowledge of and application of children’s legislation
• Experienced in using child protection policies and procedures
• Passionate about helping looked after children achieve
• Able to work effectively in a multi-agency environment
• Skilled at report writing and able to maintain accurate records 

In return, we can offer you…
• A salary of between £29,165 and £34,277, commensurate with experience 
• A relocation package of up to £8000 to support a move to Northamptonshire
• A bonus payment of £3000 paid in your first year of employment
• An environment that fully supports your continuous professional development
• Extensive learning and development opportunities including Signs of Safety, ABE and other training
• A supportive and inclusive team where you will be empowered to make good professional decisions supported by regular supervision

Vacancies
We have vacancies in the following teams:
• Safeguarding and Care Planning
• Children in Care
• First Response
• Children with disabilities
• Permanence

Please indicate which team you are interested in working for at the start of your personal statement.

If you would like more information on Northamptonshire’s teams and rewards, please visit our website:  https://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/jobs/working-in-childrens-social-care/

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.  

This is a rolling campaign and shortlisting will be undertaken on a regular basis. Enhanced DBS clearance and HCPC registration required. All posts in MASH and First Response (s47) teams are based in the Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) and are therefore subject to annual vetting by Northamptonshire Police. This clearance is required to undertake the role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Northamptonshire County Council -
  • Reference: NCC/18/72257
  • Published: Tue 21/08/2018, 12:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/09/2018, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £29,165 to £34,277
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Corby, Daventry, Kettering, and Northampton

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