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Experienced Social Workers - Children's Services - Apply now!

Salary: £32,164 - £35,093 per annum + market rate supplement of £6,000 (subject to annual review)

Within the chosen service area you will carry a complex workload reflecting high levels of risk, uncertainty and challenge, in line with the capability of an Experienced Social Worker with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience in a social work role. You will have responsibility for mentoring and supporting the practice development of less experienced Social Workers through regular supervision in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.

You'll benefit from working for an authority which is fully committed to ongoing training and career progression.

You must have a degree in Social Work or equivalent and:

  • A minimum of two years post qualifying experience as a Social Worker in Children’s Social Care.
  • Qualified Practice Educator or willingness to undertake training.
  • If qualified since 2010, successful completion of the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment or the Children’s Workforce Development Council’s Newly Qualified Social Worker programme.
  • Registration with the HCPC.
  • Evidence of learning, through Continuing Professional Development and its application to practice and/or mentoring.
  • Full driving licence and use of a vehicle for business purposes

 

If you would like to find out more, please use the links below to view the job description and the full terms and conditions of employment

Job description - (Experienced Social Worker - Children's Services)

Terms and conditions

 

If you are now ready to apply, please complete the application form using the link below.  You will see on the form that we are asking you to indicate which teams you would like to work in; you can indicate as many as you like on the same form, but this application is just for Experienced Social Worker level posts in Children's Services.  To apply for other posts, or for roles in Adult Services please complete the appropriate form by using the links at the bottom of this page.

Application form - (Experienced Social Workers - Children's Services)

 

Your form can be returned by email: Recruitment.team@bedford.gov.uk

or by post: Recruitment Team, Bedford Borough Council, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP.

All offers will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

 

Social Workers - Children's Services - Apply now!

 

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