Job Description

5 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, any relevant quals as per JDPS

We require an experienced social worker to join our cared for children service.  You will hold a caseload of children who are subject to final care orders, placed with foster carers, connected carers, residential care or at home with parents.  Caseloads at the moment are between approximately 18-22.

The service has 3 team pods consisting of an experienced team manager, practice manager and between 6-7 Social Workers.

The team are based at the Denton Centre in Denton, Tameside.  We operate a hybrid model of working with the expectation that you will be office based on a 3 weekly rota when your pod will be on Duty and thereafter working from home (or office based with the agreement of your manager).

Parking is free at the Denton Centre.

You will receive a guaranteed 2 week induction when you join the team and will be provided with the IT equipment to enable you to do your job.

All staff receive regular monthly supervision.

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 Children's
  • 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
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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 below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**