Qualified Social Worker – Children’s Safeguarding and Care Planning Team –Northampton,

3D Recruit Central
£50,000 - £59,999
11 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job role:

Our Safeguarding and Care Planning Teams work with children and young people who are subject to Child in Need Plans, Child Protection Plans or subject to Care Proceedings. Our teams work closely with a range of community based services; our Family Nurse Practitioner Project, our Children’s Centres and the Northamptonshire Multi-systemic Therapy Project in assessing and supporting children, young people and their families. It’s an exciting time to join this part of the service as we implement the Single Assessment and work closely with CAFCASS and the Family Justice Board to improve our timescales for the PLO and consider a range of other opportunities e.g. CAFCASS Plus and the Family Drug and Alcohol Courts. Case Loads: 20 children (approx)


  • 12-18 months qualifying UK experience
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Ability to work at a fast pace Case Loads: 20 children (approx)
  • Experience with court work PLO knowledge/experience
  • Strong care proceedings experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of appropriate assessment tools and research
  • Experience of Child Protection, Care planning and Court work
  • Sound experience of safeguarding and care proceedings essential.
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Must be a car driver


  • Pay rate: £28ph
  • In-house accounts department that prides itself on paying our locums on time
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will support you in finding a suitable role
  • We offer a £200 refer a friend/colleague bonus *

Apply now or get in touch for more information; 01296 826120 or email nikki@3DRecruit.com

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