Qualified Social Worker – Safeguarding & Care Planning

Social Care
£28 to £32 Per Hour
Contract Type:
Full Time

Northamptonshire County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Safeguarding & Care Planning team 6 based at Century House.

Our Safeguarding and Care Planning Teams work with children and young people who are subject to Child in Need Plans, Child Protection Plans or subject to Care Proceedings.

Our teams work closely with a range of community based services; our Family Nurse Practitioner Project, our Children’s Centres and the Northamptonshire Multi-systemic Therapy Project in assessing and supporting children, young people and their families.

It’s an exciting time to join this part of the service as we implement the Single Assessment and work closely with CAFCASS and the Family Justice Board to improve our timescales for the PLO and consider a range of other opportunities e.g. CAFCASS Plus and the Family Drug and Alcohol Courts.

Case Loads: 23 children (approx)

Essential criteria:

  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Sound experience of safeguarding and care proceedings essential 
  • Knowledge and understanding of appropriate assessment tools and research
  • Experience of child Protection, Care planning and Court work
  • Ability to work at a fast pace Case Loads: 25 children (approx)
  • 2 years PQE Strong safeguarding experience Strong care proceedings experience
  • Experience with court work
  • Must be a car driver.

Start Date

For more information please contact Amy on 01992 513777 (Option 3) or by email Amy.Maher@evergoodassociates.co.uk