Senior Social Worker: DCT
Telford & Wrekin Council – Investing in Experienced Senior Social Workers
PO6 £34,106- £37,107
This post is currently eligible for a market factor allowance of £1,000 per annum for social workers with 2 years post qualification social work experience.
Child Protection and Family Support.
“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”
1 x Senior social worker – 37 hours pw
In addition to salary and market factor, we offer:
• Working towards sustainable case loads
• A comprehensive learning and development package using a Systemic Practice Framework
• High quality systemic supervision
• Supportive and collaborative team working
• A career pathway for excellent progression opportunities
• Free on site car parking
• Essential 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.
For key requirements, skills and experience, please see job description below.
Please contact Darren Knibbs on 01952 385723 if you have any queries.
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.
Job Description and Person Specification