Be part of our ambition


We’re building on our child-centred social work foundations to deliver good outcomes for children, young people and families who need our help.

Application deadline 24th March 2019
Job reference FAM 1385
Job location Kirklees
Hours per-week 37
Salary £Up to £38,052 (plus a Market Supplement of £1,500 for level 3 and Senior Practitioner)

That’s where you come in. We are looking for talented, experienced social workers to join our Duty and Advice Service, the front door service takes contacts from both members of the public and professionals, you’ll assess contacts and make professional decisions that keep children and young people safe. 

We want to make sure you have everything you need to deliver good outcomes. We have a huge commitment to providing our social workers with exceptional levels of support. This includes working hard to reduce caseloads, ensuring high-quality professional development and achieving the best possible standards of supervision and management. A new IT system is on its way and we’re rolling out, with very positive feedback, ‘mobile and agile’ working so you’re able to spend more of your time doing the job you love.

An established career structure is in place and a new role of Advanced Practitioner has been created, both to support front line practitioners and to provide a career pathway for the very best social workers outside of management.

To apply please follow the link at the top of the page to the Kirklees website and complete the online application form.

How to apply

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