Social Worker Child Protection & Court Team

Network Healthcare
35141.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to work in the Child Protection and Court team on a full time, permanent basis based in Buckinghamshire. There are vacancies available in both High Wycombe and Aylesbury.

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

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 Child Protection 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.

Our ideal candidate will hold a degree in social work (DipSW) and be registered with the HCPC. You will have extensive knowledge of Children Services and relevant legislation and be a car driver with access to own vehicle.

In return our client is offering: A fantastic annual salary up to GBP40,000, 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, supportive management team, excellent training and development opportunities, free car parking, a safe haven car allowance of GBP300 per annum paid monthly, and a Relocation Allowance (if applicable) up to GBP8K.