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Children Social worker Family Safeguarding

  • Job reference: 29112019
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Hi All I am looking for Several Children Social Workers to Join the Family Safeguarding Team in Various Locations for Northamptonshire Council.

£150 per week Accommodation Allowance Offered for anyone travelling more than 60 miles
£150 Given after 4 weeks in post.

Contact Louise Rutter @ Service Care Solutions 01772 208964 or
for the following Locations
Northampton x 6
Corby x 1
Wellingborough x 2

The exciting new operating model will enable the safeguarding teams to really focus on creative problem solving and keeping children and families together.
Signs of safety strengths-based approaches, led by our principal social worker, supports excellent social work practice and is further supported by our dedicated and experienced consultant social workers and business support. Training is readily available. The work includes children in need, child protection; PLO and care proceedings until the granting of an Interim Care Order or S.20 four-month review. A dedicated case progression manager and officer will support legal proceedings and strong links with targeted support and early help will enable smooth step-down processes.

Benefits of working for Northamptonshire County Council:

* New target operating model,
* Caseloads are reducing,
* Additional team support is in place,
* Stable team environments of at least 85% permanent staff are in development,
* Supportive team environments and flexible working,
* Relationship-based, solutions-focused 'Signs of safety' model,
* Affordable housing in Northamptonshire,
* One-hour commute from London, Birmingham and Oxford.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

* You will be dealing with complex cases including assessment and appropriate management of risks and providing casework supervision to other team members.
* Provides casework supervision to other Social Workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff or volunteers.
* They manage complex caseloads and offer expert opinion within the organisation and to others.
* Degree or equivalent in social work
* Current HCPC registration
* Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
* Minimum of 2 years' experience in children's safeguarding

Benefits with Service Care Solutions:

Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.