Service Care Solutions Ltd

Senior Social Worker

Senior Social Worker

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

As a Senior Social Worker, you will provide the front line, single point of contact for the public and professionals who are making referrals with concerns for children who are at risk of significant harm or who are children in need.

Main Responsibilities

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

  • Work independently to hold and effectively manage a more complex caseload, acknowledging and ensuring appropriate levels of responsibility commensurate with the individual's knowledge and skills

  • Carry out in depth and ongoing family assessment of social need and risk to children, with particular focus on parental capacity and capacity to change

  • Seek advice and professional second opinion as required in relation to the legal issues, interventions and plans which frequently impact children, young people and families involved with statutory services

  • Contribute to planning/reviewing the cases of children in care; supervise fostering/adoption arrangements


  • You must be a qualified Social Worker, Registered with Social Work England.

  • Enhanced DBS

  • Full UK Driving Licence

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

  • 2 Day Induction Programme

  • Flexible and family working arrangements including enhanced maternity benefits

  • Local government Pension Scheme

  • Heavily subsidised town centre car parking scheme

  • Employee Discount Scheme

If you are interested in the Senior 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 £350 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!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £44658 - £46704 per annum
  • Location: Northampton, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Emma Petricco
  • Tel: 01772 55208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2024-06-20 17:13:48 -

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