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Social Worker - Support and Safeguarding Team

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Organisation:
Northamptonshire Children's Trust
Hours:
37.00
Salary:
£33,568 - £36,597
Working
Pattern:
Permanent
Location:
One Angel Square - Northampton
Reference:
23990
Closing date:
30 September 2021 at midday
Support & Safeguarding Children’s Services
Northamptonshire Children’s Trust
Social Worker
£33,568 to £36,597

Our Service
Children’s Services at Northamptonshire are in an exciting period of significant transformation as we move into a Children’s Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county.
The safeguarding teams are working to focus on creative problem solving and keeping children and families together. There are 14 safeguarding teams, across Northamptonshire, each team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, who holds complex cases and supports 5 or 6 Senior Social Workers/Social Workers and a Newly Qualified Social Worker within their team. We are supporting excellence in Social Work practice, with a signs of safety based approach, and clear personal development opportunities for the right candidates.

Our Support and Safeguarding Teams are highly supportive. The Team uses the Signs of Safety embedded model and has Practice Champions.

The Role
You will be a qualified social worker, who has completed your ASYE, and have the commitment and passion to be at the forefront of delivering best practice and support to children and families. You will be able to manage a complex and diverse caseload to the required standards.
As a Social Worker you will be confident in their analysis and decision making to deliver purposeful and effective social care.
This role will require the candidate will have a strong desire to develop social work expertise to support the Children’s Trust with its improvement journey.

What We Offer
• 2 day Induction Programme
• Mandatory Signs of Safety training
• Opportunities for career progression
• Support and training from our Advanced Practitioners / Team Managers
• Monthly high quality supervision
• 27 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service
• Opportunity to buy back up to 5 weeks of additional holiday each year
• Subsidised pension scheme
• Additional 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50% of salary
• Employee discount scheme
• Up to £8,000 relocation payment
• An onsite academy delivering a variety of learning & development opportunities
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 SWE 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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