Qualified Social Worker - Children's Social Care

Job details
Posting date: 05 October 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £37363 - £47405
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 18 October 2019
Location: High Wycombe, HP11 1BB
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: L94-A-19-0352

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Social Worker - Assessments

£37,363 - £47,405


Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to become part of a team that places a premium on listening and, learning, and is determined to make a difference?

About us

Significant progress has been made to improve our Children’s Services in Buckinghamshire. A new, permanent Senior Management Team arrived in April 2018 and is making the right changes to ensure we improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people across the County.

OFSTED said during their last monitoring visit that

‘The senior leadership team has a sound understanding of the improvements that are needed in children’s services and is steadfastly determined to improve the quality of services for children’

About the role

The First Response Service manages the ‘front door’ and works together with key internal and external partners, from BCC Early Help, Thames Valley Police and Health Services, including out of hours overnight, at weekends and on bank holidays. The MASH, which is collocated at the Police Station in Aylesbury, triages a high volume of new contacts and referrals on a daily basis and gathers multi-agency information and intelligence to inform timely decisions about how children, young people and their families will receive appropriate support and intervention.

About you

You will …

  • Have a social work qualification and active HCPC registration

  • Be willing and able to model our values and deliver our conditions

  • Be able to promote a ‘strengthening families’ approach to social work practice

    Other information

    If you have any questions regarding the roles, please email

    You will be required to apply for a DBS at an enhanced level.

    If you are successful in securing a role in our First Response Contact and MASH Team, you will also be required to apply for a Thames Valley Police Check.

    Buckinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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