Social Worker - Under 11's Permanence Team (Children's Social Work)

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Salary:£31,371.00 - £38,813.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Shire Hall Complex Barbican Road Gloucester - GL1 2TJ  

Closing date:04 August 2019 at midnight 


Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge*. Therefore in addition to your salary Gloucestershire are offering Social Workers:

- A welcome payment of £3,000
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
- Retention payments of £2,000
- Flexible working opportunities
- Parking available
- Social work academy

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the under 11 permanence team  (children in care and adoption) for a full time social worker. Working with children in care helping to find them permanent homes and supporting them to be the best they can couldn’t bring more job satisfaction. We pride ourselves in Gloucestershire to enable children in care to reach their full potential and we take our role as corporate parents very seriously. We are looking for a new social worker to join our team who is passionate about working with children, has excellent report writing skills, is able to work independently and part of a team, has excellent communication and time management skills. We would be really pleased to hear from you if you would like to join our team.

 * All our pay and reward scheme offers are subject to meeting the eligibility criteria and are non contractual.

More information about our journey so far and our commitment to staff can be found on our website or email us for information at

Application Information

This Position is subject to a DBS check.
Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Children's Recruitment Team by telephone 01452-425158 or e-mail to quoting the vacancy reference number above.