Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

Shropshire – A fantastic place to live and work …“I love working for Shropshire, they have been nothing but supportive and understanding throughout the pandemic” – A children’s services social worker.

We are very proud of the services that we provide to children in Shropshire, which Ofsted gave a ‘Good’ rating in out most recent inspection in February 2022.

We are committed to ensuring that social workers have both the tools and conditions to work effectively and in partnership with children and their families.

Our Senior Leaders work hard to create a working environment that encourages excellent practice to flourish.Our Social Workers tell us that we have:

• Positive and supportive access to visible managers in the office, and online.

• Good quality supervision which takes place on a regular basis.

• A restorative, relationship based practice model with both our clients and staff.

• A warm and nurturing environment to work in.

• Mutual respect at all levels.

• A small authority where there are direct relationships between senior managers and “frontline” staff.

• A beautiful locality to work in.

• An excellent training programme.

• Great opportunities for progression.

• Strong relationships with partner organisations.We also provide:

• Protected Lieu/TOIL time.

• Flexible and agile working.

• Free car parking.

• Group supervision and action learning sets.

• A robust ASYE programme.

• A wide ranging and high quality training and development offer.

• Stable and supportive teams with a permanent Team Manager.

We are always told that Shropshire is a beautiful area to work and live in, with fantastic arts and culture. If you are interested in moving to the area, like many others have done, please contact us.We are a passionate, positive, knowledgeable, innovative, child focused and enthusiastic workforce. If this sounds like you and you are Social Work England registered (or working toward this with a pending qualification), please contact us.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button*