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Social Workers

Employer: Swindon Borough Council

  • Reference: 1729
  • Published on: Fri 19/12/2014 09:18 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/01/2015 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £29,556 to £39,096 per annum, plus potential relocation package of up to £8,000 and local government benefits
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: SN1 2JH

Career Grade Structure:

Newly Qualified Social Worker – £26,829 p.a. (1 year Fixed Term Contract – ASYE)

Qualified Social Worker – £28,920 – £33,587 p.a.

Senior Practitioner – £33,587 – £38,254 p.a.

It’s a job that makes a difference in ways that most of us can only begin to imagine. It’s a job that can save and transform lives.

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Swindon. Swindon has a long term, ambitious vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030 with the fastest growing economy outside London, and the quality of life to go with it. We are recognised as a regional and national growth point and are working hard to deliver that vision. We are focused on performing better and offering more.

Our town is ranked among one of the top 10 highly innovative areas in the UK. Swindon Borough Council’s Children and Families teams endeavour to reflect this innovation, and are constantly assessing the service that we provide. Our Children’s Services is fully integrated with health, working alongside other specialist professionals which helps us ensure that children in Swindon get the best possible outcomes.

We have several opportunities to join our teams across our service. Join us on our venture to improve outcomes for children and young people, highly utilising your exceptional skills of assessment.

We are looking for Social Workers of all levels who are committed to the task of ensuring that children in need of safeguarding receive high quality effective and protective services. With your experience you will really make a difference to Children and Young People, giving them the support they really need to develop essential life skills and achieve their goals. Our teams use local insight to develop a more focused relevant and effective service.

Join us, and you’ll be helping to develop and implement new and exciting ways of working through using the Safeguarding Framework to shape even better outcomes for Swindon Borough’s young people and their families.

Once you’re part of our team, we want you to stay. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive regular support, supervision and appraisals, as well as a range of benefits, including a competitive salary, flexible working and childcare vouchers.

An ability to travel throughout the Borough, plus an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

Swindon Borough Council offer relocation allowance of up to £8,000.

Closing date: 11th January 2015

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