Social Worker

  • Suffolk County Council
  • Suffolk, UK
  • Jul 02, 2019
Full time Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

Suffolk County Council
West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds

Reference: SCC03875
Salary details: £26,999 - £32,878 pro rata
Job term: Part Time Hours: 18.5 per week
Appointment: Permanent
Closing date: 10 July :00 PM

Our Children's Social Workers are 'Outstanding'.

If you are looking to grow professionally and further your career in social work, we can offer supportive and pioneering practice where you can make a real difference while enjoying the benefits of living in Suffolk.

We are proud to have created an environment where social workers can achieve the outcomes, they came into the profession to do, we:

  • are one of the leading social work authorities in the UK, whose children's services are rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted - 'Services for children are of an exceptionally high standard. They are child-focused and make a positive difference to children's lives.' (Ofsted 2019).
  • have a well embedded practice framework to enable meaningful family focused help. ' Signs of Safety ' enables us to do this respectfully and in collaboration with all the families, colleagues and organisations we are working with
  • support flexible working including job-share, part-time and mobile working
  • support career pathways for social workers wishing to progress and develop in front line practice as well as specific interests
  • will invest in you in return for your investment in our families and children.

All new Social Workers moving to Suffolk have access to a relocation package of up to £8,000 and a car leasing scheme. *We offer an excellent annual leave package of up to 36 days (including bank holidays).

If you would like to become part of a dynamic and passionate workforce we would welcome your application.

For an informal discussion, please either email or call Jacquie Gould on (Social Care Service Manager).

For more information about working as a children's Social Worker in Suffolk:

Please read the Job and Person Profile, Application Advice and progression scheme before applying for this job, by uploading a CV and completing a short online application form.

A relevant Social Work qualification and HCPC registration is essential.

*This is subject to length of service.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.