Application deadline 8th October 2018
Job reference 135970
Job location Bradford
Hours per-week Various Posts available
Salary £23,866 - £34,106

Department of Children’s Services

Children’s Social Care


Children’s Social Workers

SW1/SW3 (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)

Hours : Various Posts Available

Permanent/Temporary/Job Share

Based at Sir Henry Mitchell House or Margaret Macmillan Tower



Here in Bradford, we are passionate about positive social work practice. We are proud of our Social Workers and their commitment to supporting children, young people and their families across the Bradford District.


Our teams are looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers who are keen to grow and develop their skills in a diverse and at times challenging role, whether you are at the start of your career or ready to share your experience and develop specialist skills, we would like to hear from you.


It is an exciting time to join us in Bradford. We have a strong senior leadership team who are focussed and have a clear vision to embed quality of practice across the Bradford District.  We have recently been successful in becoming a Teaching Partnership with the University of Bradford, and Bradford College, and have a strong ASYE programme for newly qualified practitioners, together with a wide range of Continual Professional Development opportunities to support your practice and develop your skills.  We are proud to be part of the National Assessment and Accreditation of Social Workers Development programme with the Department for Education.  We are embedding a Signs of Safety approach when working with families building on the strengths and developing positive relationships to support change.


Join us and you you’ll become part of a team that works together to provide the best outcomes for the children, young people and their families in the Bradford District.


You  will need to demonstrate :


–          Enthusiasm and commitment to Positive Social Work Practice

–         A resilient “can do” approach

–         Experience of working with vulnerable young people and their families

–          Be registered with HCPC

–         Have a Social Work Qualification.

–         A commitment to CPD


Further details can be found on the attached Job Profile. Applicants will need to demonstrate they meet all the special knowledge and experience / qualification requirements detailed in the Job Profile.



The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.


The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

 For further information regarding this post please contact Traci Taylor our Principal Social Worker or on 01274 435936.


An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.



Closing Date: 8th October 2018

How to apply

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