Children’s Social Worker – UK International Recruitment

An exciting role has opened for experienced, qualified and impactful Children’s Social Worker in the UK. Cradlefin Consultants will be in charge of the recruiting process and welcomes applications from Social Workers who wish to make lasting impact in the lives of children.

Cradlefin Consultants is a multi-award-winning recruitment agency with a presence across India, the Philippines, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.

Since its founding in 2015, Cradlefin Consultants has earned a reputation for connecting talented candidates with outstanding organizations in various sectors, including health, education, finance, government, housing, professional services, property and construction, social care and health, and technology.

Cradlefin Consultants supplies locum, temporary, and permanent professionals across these sectors. The agency prides itself on a performance-driven and collaborative culture, focusing on both professional and personal development. Committed to unlocking the highest potential in all professionals, Cradlefin Consultants offers access to the expertise of academic and research staff through its consultancy services. Projects range from individual expert advice to multi-disciplinary teams working with external partners to solve complex problems.

Dedicated to expanding the breadth and depth of expertise beyond traditional academic silos, Cradlefin Consultants excels in bringing together experts from various fields to meet diverse client needs. Their employer-branded career sites are dedicated mini-sites that help organizations highlight their open vacancies effectively.

Position: Children’s Social Worker

Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 per year

Job Type: Full Time

Location: UK

About the Role

Cradlefin consultants are recruiting for Internationally qualified Children’s Social Workers with a variety of experience and skills. We’re looking for confident and dynamic individuals who enjoy making a difference in their local community, are curious and spot things that others might not see, enjoys building relationships and likes to explore possibilities.

As a Children & Families Social Worker your focus will be to support children, their family and network to achieve positive change that continues after we no longer need to be involved. You will create conditions that allow relationships to flourish with a system built to deliver this outcome. Keeping children safe and families together, the right intervention at the right time in the right place.

Main Duties

  • Act as the lead professional and ensure all matters in respect of safeguarding are dealt with promptly, effectively and in line with child protection procedures, escalating where necessary
  • Undertake assessments to identify and respond to needs, building on strength and ensuring that analysis is robust and leads to clear outcomes that can be met through SMART targets
  • Engage with children, young people, and their families to develop effective and empowering relationships which facilitate change and improve outcomes
  • Produce reports and plans for a variety of forums, including court, which are child focussed and reflect their experience
  • You will be compassionate, resilient and committed to being a positive role model
  • Able to do overnight sleep-ins which are part of the role
  • Confident in managing challenging behaviours


  • You must be qualified Social Worker with an Honours Degree or Diploma in Social Work or Qualification in Social Work recognised by Social Work England
  • 3 year’s minimum post-qualifying experience working with Children and Families
  • Social Work England registration before applying
  • Full, valid driving licence that will allow you to drive in the UK (there will be an expectation that you convert your driving licence to a UK licence if successful)


  • Manageable caseloads with support from a highly experienced management team
  • Minimum of four hours dedicated professional development time every month.
  • Personalised training budgets to spend on accredited post qualifying modules from local universities or other course providers
  • Flexible working arrangements, alongside a minimum of 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the opportunity to buy additional annual leave

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

Interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more about the role and to apply

Application Deadline

July 12, 2024

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