Service Care Solutions Ltd

Childrens Social Worker

Childrens Social Worker

Service care Solution are currently recruiting for a Childrens Social Worker for the Duty and Assessment Team in Northamptonshire.

We are looking for a Childrens Social Worker to be a single point of contact for all incoming safeguarding concerns relating to young people within the catchment area.

This sector consists of 6 teams of approximately 8-10 staff each.

The team operates on a 6-week duty cycle, with candidates needing to be in office for a FULL week during their duty week, and to be local during visit time.

Aside from the on-site duty activity required during their allocated week, candidates can work remotely for the other 4 weeks.

Main Responsibilities

As a Childrens Social Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • Carry out Initial, Core and other specialised assessments as per national guidelines and within prescribed timescales in order to formulate support plans for service users and coordinate their implementation or refer the case to the appropriate service area for support to child/family.

  • Manage cases varying in complexity, organise packages of support to service users, assess levels of risk to their health and wellbeing and, in conjunction with them and their families /carers, monitor and review their situations so that support can be adjusted as appropriate to their needs.

  • Work directly with family members providing advice and guidance.

    Work to empower service users, promote their participation in planning and evaluation of services to increase their levels of self-sufficiency, competence and to facilitate independence from social service assistance.


  • Degree in Social Work and registered with Social Work England

  • ASYE Completed

  • Enhanced DBS

  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team

  • Excellent rates of pay

  • Payroll services twice a week

If you are interested in the Childrens Social Worker role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Emma at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

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