• Child Protection, Children's Services, Qualified Social Worker, Referral & Assessment

Qualified Social Worker Duty & Assessment Team

  • Permanent
  • 2 years ago
  • £36597

Job Information

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    Category Child Protection, Children's Services, Qualified Social Worker, Referral & Assessment
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    Posted On December 2, 2021

Job Description

Social Workers

Duty and Assessment Team 

£33,568 to £36,597 Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus 

About the role

Our client have a wonderful Duty and Assessment Team (DAAT) here at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust!

We provide the front line, single point of contact for the public and professionals who are making referrals with concerns for children who are at risk of significant harm or who are children in need. Working with a broad range of agencies and services in our region, you will be responsible for responding to new referrals from professionals and members of the public.

You will have the opportunity to work with children and young people on a short term basis after the initial referral until your cases transfer from the DAAT to other teams.

About you

To qualify to join us at this exciting period of transformation within Northampton, you will need a degree in Social Work, a valid Social Work England Registration, at least 12 months of post qualification experience, a driving licence and car.

Come and realise your potential with Northamptonshire Children's Trust! We are improving every day, and want you to come along on our journey with us.

  • We have amazing careers across the business offering you endless opportunities for development. For those looking for progression we provide new work challenges and the freedom to learn

  • In addition to this we understand the importance of a good work life balance and endorse flexible and remote working

  • Our salary and benefits packages are highly competitive when aligned with other trusts and authorities

  • Not only is our Signs of Safety model adopted in our social work practice but is also embraced across the organisation

  • We have a strong permanent leadership team, giving stability, direction and energy to the organisation and driving it to be outstanding

  • A culture of support, respect, challenge and reflection is shown by both leaders and staff

More about Northamptonshire Children's Trust

The Childrens Trust was established in November 2020 to deliver Children’s Services to the newly established North and West Northants County Councils. The Trust is wholly owned and funded but operationally independent from the Councils. This provides the organisation with unique opportunities to explore new ways of working and to be more agile and adaptable in its approach to service delivery. We are developing a culture that allows the very highest quality of professional practice to flourish, delivering at the cutting edge of new innovation. 

What we offer

  • Highly competitive salaries

  • £6,000 Welcome bonus

  • Retention bonus

  • Social Work England registration costs

  • Flexible working practices, including home working, flexi time and job share

  • The opportunity to personally contribute to improving the service

  • Monthly high quality supervision

  • Up to 27 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays (with service rises to 32 days plus bank holidays) 

  • Opportunity to buy back up to 5 weeks of additional holiday each year

  • Subsidised local authority Pension Scheme

  • Additional 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50%

  • Employee discount schemes

  • Up to £8,000 relocation allowance

  • Signs of Safety training

  • An onsite academy delivering a variety of learning & development opportunities

  • Heavily subsidised city centre parking

  • Regular engagement opportunities with the CEO

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities Pixel Personnel have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 01920 898 704 or email your CV to us at mark@pixelpersonnel.co.uk