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|Service||Northamptonshire Children's Trust|
|Start Date||January 2022|
|Hours per week||37|
|Salary||Annual salary: £31,826|
We are looking for Newly Qualified Social Workers to join a brilliant team at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust on a permanent basis in January 2022. You will receive 26 days annual leave and be working 37 hours a week.
Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is proud to have established its very own Northamptonshire Social Work Academy and they are offering a highly competitive pay and benefits package with generous annual leave and bespoke learning and training opportunities. Locations vary across Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Daventry or Wellingborough.
What to expect from Northamptonshire Social Work Academy:
Let’s face it, being a Social Worker is not an easy environment to work in, therefore the Social Work Academy will provide guidance and support as you embark on a challenging and hugely rewarding career helping to support children and families. You will be equipped and highly trained to become the best possible social worker with a phased approach to the volume and complexity of your workload. You’ll have the support of a strong leadership and management team who will work with you to identify training and development opportunities.
What else should you expect?
– Smaller caseloads – to help you settle into your role
– Hands-on learning with high levels of support and mentoring
– Extensive training opportunities
– Strong mentors overseeing your development
What are we looking for?
Northamptonshire Social Work Academy want to create a workforce to be proud of, so to make this happen, we need brilliant NQSWs who inspire and deliver change all around them. That’s why we’re looking for talented, ambitious and passionate people like you to come and join them. You will need to be a Social Work graduate with the following attributes:
– A passion to improve the lives of children
– Ambition and motivation
– Commitment to continuously developing your social work practice
– Ideally have pre-qualified children’s social care work experience
– Be degree qualified in Social Work
– Be up to date with current legislation/policy/procedures around child protection
– Able to work under pressure, excellent organisational ability
– Have knowledge/understanding of using appropriate assessment tools and research.
Northamptonshire Children’s Trust are in an exciting period of significant transformation; and they have become a standalone Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county. They are currently recruiting energetic and passionate social workers to lead and develop high quality services.
For more information on Northamptonshire’s teams and what it is like to work for them, please visit their website here:
*If you are interested in applying for these roles, please send your latest CV to [email protected]
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults. We require you to understand and demonstrate this commitment.
Full driving license is required to be able to drive to customers and meetings across a large geographical area.
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