Social Worker Assessment Team – Hoople – Hereford


Job Title: Social Worker Asssessment Team
Hours: 37
Salary: HC8
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 01/02/2023

The role

We are looking for experienced Social Workers to help us on our improvement journey.

Working within the Assessment Team , you will work directly with children and families, alongside other staff within the Directorate and partner agencies. Ensuring referrals are responded to in a child focused and timely way, you will carry out assessments and investigate concerns so that a decision can be made regarding the most appropriate support for the child and family.

You will be fully qualified (DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent), with a minimum of 2 years experience in statutory social care. With honed skills in assessment, report writing, and managing a complex caseload, you will be dedicated to improving the lives of children and families within Herefordshire.

Herefordshire is on a journey and we would like you to be part of our next chapter. This is an exciting opportunity to have a genuine impact on the local authority and help improve and protect the children and young people within it.

For more information about working with us, our vision for Children & Young People, employee benefits and career pathways, please visit:

We Offer

A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and access to our contributory pension and staff benefits scheme, which includes:

Basic Salary of HC8 £32,020 – £36,298 per annum

Market rate supplement £5,000 per year

Welcome payment £3,000 for experienced social workers joining our children’s teams

Relocation packages: support of up to £10,000

Pension Scheme Enrolment in the Local Government (LGPS)

Professional development: protected time and budget to support social workers develop themselves and their careers.

Career progression: clear pathways to progress to senior social worker level

Generous Annual Leave: 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays. After five years’ continuous service, this increases to 30 days (pro rata) plus bank holidays. You can also purchase an additional 10 days per annum

Flexible working:  flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours and, in some instances, home working

Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 access to support and counselling

Payment of professional membership fees

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.

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