Social Worker: CPFS

Darby House
£29,909 - £32,233
15 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are currently recruiting experienced Social Workers in Child Protection and Family Support to join the Central CP team.

Starting salary negotiable between £29,909 - £32,233 per annum, plus market factor of £2,500 per annum for 2 year post-qualified in Children's Social Work.

Plus Golden Hello of £3,000 for experienced Children's & Families social workers.

37 hours per week

“In Telford we are ambitious for our children and young people to do their very best. Wherever possible we will support children and young people to live safely at home, where this is not possible we will continue to work with children and young people and their families to ensure that they have the very best opportunities to succeed. To achieve this ambition we must invest in our workforce providing the very best training and ensuring that caseloads are at reasonable levels By working with our partners and our early help workforce I believe that we will achieve this ambition, in so doing creating a “Child Friendly Borough”

In addition to salary and market factor, we offer:

  • We are working towards sustainable case loads
  • A comprehensive learning and development package using Signs of Safety practice framework
  • High quality systemic supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • A career pathway for excellent progression opportunities
  • Free on site car parking
  • Car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice schemes e.g. TUSKER car lease scheme and child care vouchers
  • Technology to support mobile working

Telford are involved in the West Midlands Teaching Partnerships that will support our social workers to meet the national accreditation requirements.

We promote sustainable staffing through our involvement in the Step Up and Frontline programmes and Practice Educator training.

Our recent Ofsted report was Requires Improvement with Good individual services.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.


Please see the attached JD/PS

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position.  Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

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

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Please apply online through WM JOBS.  If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, or for more information, please contact Marie Hatton on 01952 385647 or by email on

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