Social Worker Level 2
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/22/10625
  • Published: Fri 02/09/2022, 11:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 per annum - Plus MRS £5,100 per annum & Enhanced MRS £3,850 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Social Worker Level 2

Team: Court and Permanence Team - North

Job Family: Supporting - CBG10

Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 per annum - Plus MRS £5,100 per annum & Enhanced MRS £3,850 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week - Multiple posts available 

Location: Priory House, Shefford

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 2nd October 2022

Interview Date: TBC


More about the role: 

Central Bedfordshire Council is excited to offer an opportunity for a level 2 social worker role within our Court and Permanency Team. In Central Bedfordshire, we want to assist children and young people to grow up safely, achieve more, and be happy and healthy. We know that the only way to protect our most vulnerable children is to value and support our talented Social Workers and we are looking for the finest Social Workers to join our progressive team and in return, to offer you the opportunity to develop, progress your career and find your greatness.


Children’s Services at Central Bedfordshire Council has been awarded social work ‘employer of the year’ alongside having been graded a ‘Good’ at our last OFSTED inspection.


This is an exciting opportunity for any social worker to develop their social work career and experience the front end of helping families and safeguarding. The role will provide opportunities to develop court skills alongside working with children for who we are the corporate parent. We aim to work closely with families, developing our use of MI and implementing systemic practise. The Court and Permanence Service also provides workers the opportunity to build up a repertoire in carrying out direct work with children and young people. We work with children from 0-16 and we work with the network around children, both professional and personal, to ensure they are safe and can achieve their potential.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.


Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer. We are happy to discuss location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process.


This role may be subject to Covid Vaccination requirements.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Social Worker - Level 2 


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Jenni Jury at or call 0300 300 5154.


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at



Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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