Social Worker - Looked After Children

Hereford, County of Herefordshire
£27,668 - £31,601
17 Jul 2017
27 Jul 2017
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Social Worker - Looked After Children
Hours: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Nelson Building
Salary: £27,668 - £31,601
Closing date: 31/07/2017

Competitive relocation payment of up to £5,000

As part of our drive to improve Herefordshire Council is seeking to appoint energetic, child-centred and experienced qualified social workers to work within our frontline services. You will be right in the heart of our children’s services, based in our Looked After Children’s Team responsible for support and care planning for children in long-term care until the age of 16.

You will have a track record of working with children and families whilst demonstrating a sound knowledge of legislation and regulation and experience of safeguarding and risk assessment practices. In return we will provide you with regular supervision, the opportunity for professional development and the chance to work with a team dedicated and committed to achieving the best outcomes for children in Herefordshire.

This role is based in Herefordshire, one of the most rural counties in England with beautiful un-spoilt countryside, distinctive heritage and many attractive and lively market towns.
If you would like to discuss the role, you can contact the Head of Looked After Children Gill Cox on tel: 01432 383738 or email:

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not accept emailed CV’S.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

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