LAC Social Worker

A local authority is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Looked After Children Team.

This is a full-time, permanent position paying up to £47,420, based around Swindon.

Within this role there are lots of opportunities to build meaningful relationships with young people, their families, and other professionals.
Please do not apply for this job if you require sponsorship to work in the UK.

This position is only available for those who have right to work in the UK and have a Social Work degree.
Benefits for you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

Hybrid working
Relocation allowance of up to £8,000 (eligibility criteria applies)
Free parking to their central campus
28 days holiday per annum (increasing to 32 days after 5 years’ service)
Statutory pension scheme
Excellent training development opportunities

Responsibilities for you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

Supporting Children through a new Family Safeguarding model
To advise, guide and support colleagues to meet legal, procedure and practice requirements.
To write reports for court hearings and to present evidence in court
To participate in Practice Education Professional Standards (PEPS) training and undertake placement supervision of student social workers.
Be an ambassador for the Council and the department at all times

Requirements for you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

Social Work Degree / Diploma in Social Work
Social Work England Registration
Post qualifying experience working with Looked After Children or Care Experienced Young People.
Must hold a full UK driving licence
A working knowledge and understanding of relevant Social Work legislation and regulations

Location: Swindon
Salary scale: £43,420 - £47,420 (Depending on Experience) + Benefits
Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Sarah Tomlin – 07425728375 or
If this role is not what you are looking for, but you’re interested in Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!
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Access to many jobs in the market
One central point of contact
Interview preparation assistance
Expert consultation
Questions answered
Offer negotiation


  • Location: Swindon, England
  • Salary: £43420 - £47420 per annum + Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Charles Hunter Associates
  • Posted: 06-Feb-2024
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