Application deadline 19th December 2019
Job reference CHEC001167
Job location York
Hours per-week 37 or 18.50 hours per week
Salary £30,500 to £34,797 Social Worker or £35,00 - £40,710 Senior Social Worker (reduced pro rata for part time)

The City of York Council are looking for experienced Children’s Social Workers. We can offer permanent, fixed term and temporary contracts with a variety of full time and part time roles with flexible working.


Ongoing recruitment – applications will be checked weekly.


Ranked within the top 10 places to live in the UK, YORK is a vibrant, trailblazing, digital City which continues to make history.


Our unique location means the Dales, Moors and Coast are all within an hour offering a positive work life balance.


You can look forward to a generous pay and reward package including:


  • A competitive salary
  • Golden hello of GBP 2,500(conditions apply)
  • Local government pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Up to 29 days annual leave entitlement
  • Family friendly policies
  • Salary sacrifice schemes to assist with child care
  • Assistance with travel to work expenses
  • Staff benefits package
  • Manageable, monitored caseloads.
  • Supported working environment
  • Regular reflective supervision.
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching
  • Progression opportunities
  • Strong leadership.


All Social Worker applicants need to complete their ASYE Year to be eligible for these posts.


If your application is successful we will contact you to arrange interviews on an individual basis, this will be within three weeks of your application submission.


Applicants must have current professional registration with Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).


Information on living in York:



As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/ herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.


City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Jo Gomerson, Group Manager, or on 01904 551138 or Helen Healey, Group Manager, on 01904 551776


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