Qualified Social Worker and Senior Practitioner – Family Safeguarding East Team –Hertfordshire

3D Recruit Central
Up to £10,000
11 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

3D Recruit are looking for a Qualified Social Worker and Senior Practitioner to join the Family Safeguarding East Team.

Main Details:

Hertfordshire County Council are looking for Social Workers and Senior Practitioner for the Family Safeguarding Team based in County Hall, Hertford. The East team cover: Hertford, Waltham Cross, Cheshunt, Hoddeston & Bishops Stortford. Candidates must be able to commit to a 5 day working week.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The suitable candidate will need to have extensive Children’s experience with a keen interest to be a part of the "Family Safeguarding" way of working.
  • Experience of Complex Cases
  • Working collaboratively with multi-agencies to deliver the best outcomes for children and their families.
  • The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience, ideally within frontline children’s teams.
  • The Family Safeguarding Teams will provide training on motivational interviewing and any other aspects required for the role.
  • Regular supervision will be conducted; frequency will be case "risk" dependent. Case loads are under 20 per QSW.
  • Parking is available on-site; free of charge.
  • Workers will be issued with iPads and they will have the ability to work from various "Touchdown" locations across the county.
  • Multi-disciplinary Family Safeguarding Teams
  • A core skills set with Motivational Interviewing at its heart
  • A structured ‘workbook’ approach to assessing parent’s ‘capacity for change’
  • An outcomes- based performance framework

Pay rate:

Qualified Social Worker £28ph (Umbrella)

Senior Practitioner: £32ph (Umbrella)


  • In-house payroll company
  • Your own dedicated consultant who can guide you through the process and assist you each step of the way
  • Minimum of monthly supervision.


  • 3 years post qualifying UK experience
  • Experience at a Senior Practitioner level is essential for Senior Practitioner role
  • Experience of Complex Cases
  • Child Protection & Children in Need
  • Must HAVE strong Safeguarding experience
  • Extensive experience of CP and Court Work
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Must be a car driver

Referral Bonus:

Whether you are looking for your first, or next locum role, 3D Recruit are here to help you. However, if the time isn’t right for you, but you have a colleague or friend (who is a qualified Social Worker) and is looking for a locum role, just refer them to us and you can earn a referral bonus of up to £200*.

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

(*Terms and Conditions apply. For more information please get in touch).

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