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Looked after Children Social Worker - Local Authority

  • Salary: £33568 - £36597 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Date posted: 19-05-2020
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00007273_1589902573

A Local Authority have a number of available opportunities in their Looked after Children team at a Social Worker level. These are all Permanent positions.


This Local Authority have made a number of changes as they are striving to be "Outstanding" rated. You will be experienced in ensuring that the welfare of Children & Young people is safeguarded and you will be using the Signs of Safety model.

What is on offer for you:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 26 days of annual leave + public holidays (further gained with longer service)
  • The ability to purchase extra annual leave
  • Clear avenues for progression - renowned CPD programmes
  • A good life work life balance - agile working
  • A Local Authority Pension Plan
  • Various employee discounts
  • Other terrific benefits

Requirements for you:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/Diploma)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience within LAC, CIN, CP, Safeguarding or other related teams
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and frameworks relevant to Children Social Care

Location: Northampton

Salary range: £33,568 - £36,597 dependent on experience & level

Closing Date: ASAP - Interview can be set up quickly

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jamil Olweny on 0118 948 5555 or jolweny@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work (as you are a Qualified Social Worker), get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!