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|Service||Suffolk County Council|
|Hours per week||37|
|Salary||Annual salary from £29,636 to £32,875|
Come and join Suffolk County Council’s ‘Outstanding’ social work team in Children and Young People’s Service where ‘services for children are of an exceptionally high standard, they are child-focused and make a positive difference to children’s lives.’ (Ofsted 2019).
If you are looking to grow professionally and further your career in social work, Suffolk County Council can offer supportive and pioneering practice where you can make a real difference while enjoying the benefits of living in Suffolk.
All new Social Workers moving to Suffolk have access to a relocation package of up to £8,000.
A full job description is available on request.
We are looking for enthusiastic and determined social workers who have successfully completed their ASYE to provide statutory social care service to “Children in Need”, children subject to Child Protection Plans and Children “Looked After” on a permanent basis. As a social worker you will act as a catalyst for change working directly alongside children, young people and their families in North Suffolk.
“Suffolk is a great local authority to work for, with new opportunities encouraged and supportive management. I have worked for Suffolk as a Social Worker in a Child in Care team and as a Consultant Social Worker. Most recently, I have become an Independent Reviewing Officer/Conference Chair and enjoying learning a new role.”
– VG Consultant Social Worker based in Lowestoft.
“Working in Suffolk has given me opportunities for career progression but has also been a positive place to work thanks to the huge efforts of a committed and skilled workforce. Suffolk’s recent Outstanding Ofsted inspection is a deserved result for the brilliant work done improving the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people in Suffolk.
Throughout my time in Suffolk I have worked in Lowestoft. I remain drawn to working in Lowestoft by the benefits of working in a smaller office, with a tight knit community of social workers and other professionals. I found this environment extremely helpful in my early days as a social worker, when you’re trying hard to navigate your way around a vast network of professionals and services. ”
-SB Team Manager based in Lowestoft
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