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Social Worker - Disabled Children's Team

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Northamptonshire Children's Trust
£34,155 - £37,237
One Angel Square - Northampton
Closing date:
28 February 2022 at midday
Social Worker
Disabled Children’s Team
£34,155 to £37,237 Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus

About the role

The Disabled Children’s Team supports children with complex disabilities and their families. The team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioners, Senior Social Workers, Social Workers, ASYE, Family Support worker and dedicated Business support.

We work with children aged 0-18 covering children in need, child protection and safeguarding, court work and Children in Care. The team works closely with colleagues in health, education and the voluntary sector using a multi-disciplinary team approach.

The Disabled Children’s Team is a supportive and committed team of practitioners who strive to achieve positive outcomes for some of the most vulnerable children in the county.

About you

You will be a qualified social worker with proven post qualification experience ideally with experience of working within children with disabilities and their families.
To deliver and provide social work services, at a level appropriate for a professionally qualified post, to young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people is safeguarded and they are protected in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Northamptonshire Children Trust.

About us

The Children's Trust was established in November 2020 to deliver Children’s Services to the newly established North and West Northants County Councils.
The Trust is wholly owned and funded but operationally independent from the Councils. This provides the organisation with unique opportunities to explore new ways of working and to be more agile and adaptable in its approach to service delivery.
We are developing a culture that allows the very highest quality of professional practice to flourish, delivering at the cutting edge of new innovation.

What we offer

• Highly competitive salaries
• £6,000 welcome bonus
• Retention bonus
• Social Work England registration costs
• Flexible working practices, including home working, flexi time and job share
• The opportunity to personally contribute to improving the service
• Monthly high quality supervision
• Up to 27 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays (with service rises to 32 days plus bank holidays)
• Opportunity to buy back up to 5 weeks of additional holiday each year
• Subsidised local authority Pension Scheme
• Additional 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50%
• Employee discount schemes
• Up to £8,000 relocation allowance
• Signs of Safety training
• An onsite academy delivering a variety of learning & development opportunities
• Heavily subsidised city centre parking
• Regular engagement opportunities with the CEO


Your application should be in the form of a CV and be sent 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 SW England 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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