Social Worker – Children’s Safeguarding and Family Support

Darby House, Telford
PO2 - PO5 £31,371 - £36,876 per annum
29 Aug 2019
31 Mar 2020
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Social Worker – Children’s Safeguarding and Family Support

Salary – £31,371- £36,876 depending on experience including market factor payment for social workers 2 years post qualified

A ‘Golden Hello’ of up to £3000 will also be offered to applicants joining Telford and Wrekin Council as a new employee

We are committed to improving the lives of children and young people every day. Are you?

We have Social Worker vacancies in a number of our front line teams.

  • Case Management - Child Protection and Family Support
  • Family Placements - Fostering
  • Children in Care / Leaving Care
  • Family Connect
  • Emergency Duty Team

Here in Telford and Wrekin’s Children and Family Services, we are on a very exciting journey!

We recognise that to achieve our ambitions, we need the best, most talented, experienced, innovative and committed people to join us. In doing so, you will join a passionate and vibrant team of social workers and other professionals who are outcomes focused and who operate with a strong team ethos.

We have an established management team, committed to developing excellent practice and ensuring that our staff receive the best support we can offer. 

We value our staff and offer favourable benefits and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Free parking
  • Flexible and mobile working policy
  • Robust caseload monitoring
  • Full reimbursement of your annual Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration fee.
  • Private lettings are available from ‘Nuplace’ who give priority to social work professionals.

Also, average house prices in Telford compare very favourably with the national and regional average, offering a lot more house for your money.

So! All this and the opportunity to work in Telford and Wrekin with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package.

For further information, please see attached job descriptions.

Additional Information & How to Apply

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information about the role please contact us at or visit our recruitment website.

Supporting documents
2 - Qualified Social Worker - Children's Social Care.docx
3 - Experienced Qualified Social Worker - Children's Social Care.docx
4 - Specialist Practitioner - Children's Social Care.docx

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