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Social Worker Adolescents 11-18 year old (Northampton)

  • Job reference: 11092019
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am Currently looking for Social workers to join the Adolescents Team with Northamptonshire Council

The Adolescent Service will provide holistic packages of support around family breakdown and teenage homelessness; teenagers at risk of coming into care; community-based risks including criminal and sexual exploitation and will also support young people with substance misuse and mental health difficulties and those who are permanently excluded from school.

Utilising a relationship-based approach, where the young person is at the heart of everything we do, the service will undertake assessments, both statutory and non-statutory, and will focus on intensive, direct work to meet complex needs and manage associated risks. Some packages of support will be led by social workers, others by lead professionals from across the service, including CFN's partners. The service wants good outcomes for young people and for them to be safe; adequately housed and supported (with their families wherever possible); physically and emotionally healthy and achieving good outcomes through education, training or employment.

Criteria for posts is as follows:-

Reporting to the Team Manager, the team of 6 social workers will be supported by a Consultant Social Worker, who is non-case holding, and manage an average of 18 cases each. The role has great variety from assessment to court duties and the Social Worker will remain with the young person throughout the process, whilst also enabling the young person to access group work or specialist support.

* HCPC Registration
* Social Worker experience after completion of ASYE (18 months experience)
* Minimum 6 months experience working with young people from 11 to 18
* Enhanced DBS Clearance
* The right to work in the UK

*3 months on going contract
*37 hours per week Mon-Fri
*Mileage allowance
*Petrol Contribution

Interested in the position or know anyone suitable we offer £250 referral please get in touch/apply on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working 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.