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Qualified Social Worker Duty and Assessment

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Northamptonshire Children's Trust
£33,568 - £36,597
One Angel Square - Northampton
Closing date:
30 September 2021 at midnight

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust
Duty and Assessment Team
Social Workers
£33,568 to £36,597

37 hours per week

We have a wonderful Duty and Assessment Team (DAAT) (DAT) here at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust!
We provide the front line, single point of contact for the public and professionals who are making referrals with concerns for children who are at risk of significant harm or who are children in need. Working with a broad range of agencies and services in our region, you will be responsible for responding to new referrals from professionals and members of the public.
You will have the opportunity to work with children and young people on a short term basis after the initial referral until your cases transfer from the DAAT to other teams.
To qualify to join us at this exciting period of transformation within Northampton, you will need a degree in Social Work, a valid Social Work England Registration, at least 12 months of post qualification experience, a driving licence and car.
In return we offer:
• Relationship-based, solutions-focused 'Signs of safety' training
• Supportive team environments
• Flexible and family working arrangements and flexi-time
• Generous annual leave allowance (up to 40 days) and local government pension scheme
• Free laptop, phone and remote IT support
• Employee Assistant Programme
• More 4 U Discounts offering huge savings at the likes of Tesco, Costa and Alton Towers!
• Up to £4,000 recruitment bonus
• Up to £8,000 towards relocation
Come and realise your potential with Northamptonshire Children's Trust! Northamptonshire may not have always had the best reputation but, we are improving every day, and want you to come along on our journey with us.
• We have amazing careers across the business offering you endless opportunities for development. For those looking for progression we provide new work challenges and the freedom to learn
• In addition to this we understand the importance of a good work life balance and endorse flexible and remote working
• Our salary and benefits packages are highly competitive, aligned with other trusts and authorities
• Not only is our Signs of Safety model adopted in our social work practice but is also embraced across the organisation
• We have a strong permanent leadership team, giving stability, direction and energy to the organisation and driving it to be outstanding
• A culture of support, respect, challenge and reflection is shown by both leaders and staff
For more information, please contact Diane McKinley at
External applications can be submitted to:
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.
Enhanced DBS clearance and Social Work England registration required. Some posts in MASH and First Response (s47) teams are based in the Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) and are therefore subject to annual vetting by Northamptonshire Police. This clearance is required to undertake the role.
Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date should we have sufficient applications.


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