Application deadline 3rd March 2017
Job location Barnsley
Hours per-week 3 x 37 hours, 1 x 18.5 hours
Salary £26,556 - £39,660 dependent upon qualifications and experience (pro rata for part time)

Directorate: People
Service: Children’s Social Care & Safeguarding
Location: Cudworth Primary Care Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

3 x 37 hours
1 x 18.5 hours

A flexi scheme is in place
37 hours posts are open to Job Share
18.5 hours post is not open to Job Share

There may be a requirement to work outside of normal hours to meet operational requirements.

This post closes at 11:59pm on the date specified.

These posts require an Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in. If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email

This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who are looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed professional Social Workers at all levels.

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.

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.

Children & Young Peoples Teams who work with children and young people who may be experiencing, or are at risk of significant harm. The teams work with a range of professionals, ensuring that where necessary, children have their needs safeguarded via child protection, PLO and/or court processes.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Further details are available from our website at

CVs will not be accepted.

How to apply

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