Children's Social Worker - Duty and Assessment or Family Safeguarding

Darby House, Lawn Central
£32,234 - £35,745
20 Oct 2021
28 Jan 2022
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Children’s Social Worker – Duty and Assessment or Family Safeguarding

Qualified Social Worker - PO2: £32,234 - £34,728
Experienced Social Worker - PO3: £32,910 - £35,745

Plus market factor payment of £2500 for social workers 2 years post qualified and Golden Hello payment of £5,000 for all experienced social workers commencing in post as new employees of T&WC.

Essential car user allowance, free on-site parking and full reimbursement of your annual Social Work England registration fee.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join our service: alongside making a difference to the lives of individuals and families, we’re adopting exciting new strengths-based approaches and are passionate about delivering continuous service improvement. And our people are at the heart of this progress: that’s why from tailored in-house training to the West Midlands Teaching Partnership, we make sure they have access to the best development opportunities. If you share our passion for making a difference, we would be delighted if you joined us.

Telford & Wrekin Council values social work careers and believes in providing good quality experiences to social workers. We are committed to both you and to developing the future social work workforce. We have a robust supervision policy which is geared towards achieving positive outcomes for you as a worker and for the children and families we work with. You will have regular, quality supervision with your line manager.

As an experienced Social Worker, you will manage a complex and varied caseload, having autonomy in your day to day practice.

You will need to consistently model good practice, setting expectations for others.

We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled, effective practitioners, which have been developed through formal post-qualifying training and development activity.

You will need to have post qualifying experience in children’s social care, including safeguarding children, assessment and support planning, and the implementation of interventions to improve outcomes for children and families within the borough. 

Experience of consistent exceptional application of legislation and best practice within complex case work is essential for the role. 


For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

 If you think you can meet the challenge and would like to find out more about this role, please contact Louise Spragg, Principal Social Worker by emailing or calling 01952 385 857. 

Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, when suitable applications are received. 

If you are interested in applying, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible as we may close the vacancy early if suitable candidates are appointed. 

For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Social Care, please view our recruitment page:

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Supporting documents
Experienced Qualified Social Worker JD/PS
Qualified Social Worker JD/PS

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