This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who have been judged by Ofsted to be a Good authority in October 2018. Ofsted reported that “social work practice in Barnsley is flourishing” and that “leaders and managers have created a culture in which social workers are valued, feel valued and are proud to work for Barnsley”.

Application deadline 29th October 2021
Job location Barnsley
Hours per-week 1 x 37 hours 1 x 18.5 hours per week
Salary £28,672 - £41,881 dependant on qualifications and experience

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed professional Social Worker. We have high aspirations to achieve the very best outcomes for vulnerable children and young people residing in the borough. This means supporting Social Workers to develop excellent assessment and analytical skills apply evidence based interventions and develop the confidence and skills to make timely decisions and plans for children that will achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for their future.  We currently have 1 full time vacancy and one part time vacancy within the Disabled Children’s Team which manages children in need, child protection, and children in care and court work.

Developing our Social Workers is a key priority for us and you will be well supported, with access to supervision, appraisal, training and development opportunities, aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting career development and progression.


For an informal discussion or if you would like more information about the post please contact Rebecca Gale on 01226 438830


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