Social Worker - Child Protection/Court Team

35141.00 - 44585.00 GBP Annual + GBP35141 - GBP44585/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to work in the Child Protection and Court Team based in Children Services in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. There are also positions based in High Wycombe. This post is a full time, permanent role however some flexibility may be accommodated around the start and finish times.

Since undergoing a recent restructure Buckinghamshire have now separated the CIN Teams into two distinct teams, one being Children in Need and the other Child Protection & Court. There are three Child Protection & Court Teams which are all managed by a Practice Improvement Manager to ensure consistency across the teams.

About the role

This challenging but rewarding role will see you co-ordinating and delivering a range of social work services to children, young people and families in the area. You will work closely with your social work colleagues in CIN and will manage complex CP and Care Proceedings.

You will mentor and supervise students and be an allocated worker for children. Senior social workers within the team will manage and progress complex and high risk case loads.

In order to be considered for this position candidates must hold a Social Work degree, have at least two years PQ experience working within a frontline team, have experience of court work, have excellent knowledge of relevant childcare legislation, be reliable, be a car driver.

In return our client is offering a fantastic salary, a Golden Hello payment of GBP2125 upon the successful completion of your probationary period, a crucial to post car allowance of GBP300 per annum paid monthly, a safe haven car allowance of GBP300 per annum paid monthly, supportive management team, free car parking, fantastic training and development opportunities, local government pension scheme and a Relocation Allowance (if applicable) up to GBP8K