Experienced Childrens Social Workers
Do you love working with children and young people?
Are you looking for a new challenge or change?
Do you want to further develop your social work career and knowledge working with permanent experienced colleagues and line managers?
Do you want to work in an environment where equality and diversity is recognised, promoted and practiced?
Then Worcestershire Children First needs to be your next move!
We have 84% permanent social worker and 93% permanency across our children’s social care management roles. We know how important this is in achieving forward thinking and progressive social work practice where children and young people experience a great consistent and responsive service and our partners have trust and confidence in us.
We have expanded our Social Work services and as a result have a limited number of permanent social work vacancies for experienced social workers looking for their next challenge:
The social work roles offer a salary of up to £41,728 plus a welcome payment of up to £3,000,* with a relocation package of up to £10,000 for eligible applicants.
MASH Social Worker 18.5hrs
This role is located at County Hall with partner agencies and responds to all contacts and referrals across the county.
Emergency Duty Team Social worker 18.5 hours
This is a permanent part time position in our out of hours service which covers both Hereford and Worcestershire children’s services but is located at County Hall in Worcestershire. EDT social workers receive an additional 20% to their basic salary due to working unsociable hours.
Assessment Team Social Workers
These teams respond to the outcome of referrals from our MASH and complete social work assessments, child protection enquires alongside any emergency accommodation or court work. We have six teams that work across our county.
Safeguarding social workers
We have fourteen teams based across the county who hold a caseload of CIN, CP and LAC cases through to permanency.
Children with disabilities (This role does not get market forces)
These teams work north and south of the county and we have two vacancies in our south team. This team conducts social work assessments, manages packages of care, holds child protection and Looked After children.
Looked After Children’s team
We have three teams who work across our county with children and young people who are Looked after up until they move into our leaving care service.
We would very much like to hear from you if any of these positions interest you and you are an experienced social worker or if you would like a further discussion about a permanent position please contact Emma Brittain, Assistant Director on 01905 845874
*Salary includes £4,000 market forces and £3,000 annual retention payment, T&Cs apply for both welcome and retention payments apply