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Social Worker

Job Description

Social Worker

Service care Solution are currently recruiting for a Social Worker for the Children in Care Team in Northampton.

As a Social Worker, you will provide oversight for all the children in care in Northamptonshire. This includes children subject to legal proceedings as well as children with a plan to remain long term in our care.

Main Responsibilities

As a Social Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • Carry out Initial, Core and other specialised assessments as per national guidelines and within prescribed timescales in order to formulate support plans for service users and co-ordinate their implementation or refer the case to the appropriate service area for support to child/family
  • Manage cases varying in complexity, organise packages of support to service users, assess levels of risk to their health and wellbeing and, in conjunction with them and their families /carers, monitor and review their situations so that support can be adjusted as appropriate to their needs
  • Work directly with family members providing advice and guidance. Work to empower service users, promote their participation in planning and evaluation of services to increase their levels of self-sufficiency, competence and to facilitate independence from social service assistance


  • You must be a qualified Social Worker, Registered with Social Work England.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • 2 Day Induction Programme
  • Flexible and family working arrangements including enhanced maternity benefits
  • Local government Pension Scheme
  • Heavily subsidised town centre car parking scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme

If you are interested in the Social Worker role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Emma at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £350 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!