Social Worker (Children in Care) at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is seeking experienced and qualified Social Workers to join their Child service team. If you believe you are what they are looking for, kindly send in your application.

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust, a public organization, delivers children’s social care and early help services throughout Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire Children’s Trust prioritizes children, young people, and families in every decision and action they take. The Trust strives to create lasting improvements in the lives of children, young people, and families.

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is relentlessly dedicated to enhancing outcomes for children, young people, and families through exceptional service delivery.  They expect their staff and collaborators to consistently deliver their best work, recognizing that children, young people, and families deserve and expect this level of commitment.

The Trust acknowledges their significant responsibility alongside everyone involved in the care and well-being of children and young people.  They are committed to ensuring children, young people, and families can live safely, reach their full potential, develop resilience, and experience good health and well-being.  This includes fostering their involvement and respect at home, school, and within their communities.  Most importantly, the Trust emphasizes children’s participation in decisions that affect them.  Their core message is to communicate the importance of children and young people’s well-being and their significance to the future.  

Position: Social Worker (Children’s Care)

Salary: £37,884 to £41,120 per year

Job Type: Full Time

Location: UK

Main Duties

  • You will need to demonstrate that you have experience of looked after children care. Your experience could have been gained whilst working in a LAC, court team, attending court whilst working in a safeguarding service or another area of children’s services.
  • This is a very fast paced and busy role that strives to deliver positive outcomes for our children and families in collaboration with our colleagues in the Leaving Care Service and our external partners.


  • You must hold a recognised Social Work qualification (degree/diploma) and be registered with Social Work England.
  • You will have a strong background in the provision of Children in Care, along with the motivation and drive for self-development.


  • 2 Day Induction Programme
  • Recruitment Welcome Bonus £4,000
  • Relocation costs of up to £8,000
  • 2 days Signs of Safety training (social care colleagues)
  • Extensive Learning & Development and career development opportunities
  • Flexible and family working arrangements including enhanced maternity benefits
  • A permanent, supportive and inclusive management team where you will be empowered to make good professional decisions
  • Local government Pension Scheme
  • Heavily subsidised town centre car parking scheme
  • 28 days’ annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time) and an additional 5 days – dependent upon Grade after 5 years’ service
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 25 days
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Monthly quality supervision
  • SWE Registration paid yearly (social care colleagues)

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

To learn more the role and the application process, interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE

Application Deadline

May 30, 2024

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