Social Worker: CPFS - Lakeside CP

Telford, Shropshire
£30,507 - £32,878 per annum
21 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

We are currently recruiting an experienced Social Worker in our Lakeside CP team.

The starting salary is negotiable, depending on experience, between £30,507 - £32,878 per annum, plus an annual market factor of £2,500 for applicants who are 2 year post-qualified in Children's Social Work.

High levels of supervision and management support, manageable case loads.

We work on a three weekly duty system to enable us to work systemically with families.

We welcome prospective applicants to come and visit our team, based in the centre of Telford.

37 hours per week

“In Telford we are ambitious for our children and young people to do their very best. Wherever possible we will support children and young people to live safely at home, where this is not possible we will continue to work with children and young people and their families to ensure that they have the very best opportunities to succeed. To achieve this ambition we must invest in our workforce providing the very best training and ensuring that caseloads are at reasonable levels By working with our partners and our early help workforce I believe that we will achieve this ambition, in so doing creating a “Child Friendly Borough”  Clive Jones Director of Children and Adult services.

In addition to a negotiable salary and a market factor, we offer:

  • A real focus on sustainable case loads.
  • A comprehensive learning and development package using a Systemic practice framework.
  • High quality systemic supervision.
  • Supportive and collaborative team working facilitated by systemic practitioners.
  • A career pathway for excellent progression opportunities.
  • Free on site car parking.
  • Essential User Car allowance.
  • Salary sacrifice car lease scheme and child care vouchers
  • Mobile phone and laptop to support mobile working

Telford are involved in the West Midlands Teaching Partnership and Future Social to support our social workers CPD and to meet the national accreditation requirements.

There are excellent training opportunities including ABE interview training annually.

We promote sustainable staffing through our involvement in the Step Up and Frontline programmes and Practice Educatortraining.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Please see the attached JD/PS

For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Children's Social Care, please view our recruitment page:

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Please apply online through WM JOBS.  If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, or for more information, please contact:

Marie Hatton, Principal Social Worker on 01952 385647 email:

Sarah Collins Team Manager 019523 82866 email 

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification