Social Worker (Step up to Social Work Programme)

Location
West Midlands
Salary
You will receive a tax-free bursary of over £19,000 towards your living costs and any child care arrangements. All course fees
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Job Ref
SAND000003714
Contract Type
Graduate
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Would you like to train to be a Social Worker and  make a real difference in people’s lives? 

The West Midlands Step Up to Social Work Regional Partnership (funded by the Department for Education), consisting of 13 Local Authorities: Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Hereford, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire, are offering the opportunity to become a Children’s Social Worker in 14 months, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/step-up-to-social-work-information-for-applicants for more information and to apply online.

To be eligible to apply you will need:

  • a minimum 2:1 honours degree qualification or
  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree plus a higher degree (at level 7 or above, which can include a master’s degree or a Postgraduate Certificate which must carry academic credits) and
  • at least six months experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and/or their families/carers and
  • English and Maths GCSE qualifications at grade C or above and provide evidence of this or an equivalent

If you have any queries at this stage please do not hesitate to email jill.stephenson@stoke.gov.uk

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