Children's Social Workers

Walsall Borough
£31,914 - £36,740 per annum (pay award pending) plus relocation package of up to 25% of starting salary (conditions apply)
29 Mar 2019
02 May 2019
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Experienced Children's Social Workers

£31,914 - £36,740 per annum (pay award pending) plus relocation package of up to 25% of starting salary (conditions apply).  Posts within our Initial Response Service attract a market supplement of £4,000 which is reviewed annually.

Walsall Children: Safe, Happy, Learning Well...

It’s a great time to join Walsall Council.

Visit our microsite to find out about the roles and how our social work academy will support your maximum potential as well as;

  • How our commitment to reducing caseloads across the service for experienced workers will facilitate a return to real social work
  • Where effective relationships are at the key driver for positive change with children, young people and their families
  • Where restorative practice is the foundation for our social work approach across the service
  • How supervisory ratios for managers are reducing in order that they can provide you with regular, reflective supervision and support

To excel, you’ll need a social work qualification and registration with HCPC. For this vacancy we are seeking experienced candidates only.

Experienced candidates can apply through our talent pool by visiting: 

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

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