Ref. 63604

Children’s Social Worker

  • Location: West Sussex, England
  • Salary: £39837 - £52363 per annum
  • Type: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Social Worker to work within West Sussex County Councils Children’s Services, in the Family Safeguarding Team based in Worthing.

The role:

You will act as a professional who practices effectively with high quality judgement, in situations of complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework. Manage caseloads with confidence and independence and are recognised as a source of reliable knowledge and advice and use your initiative to broaden your expertise. You will support case conferences and produce quality assessments, taking shared responsibility and be accountable for your professional development. You will support equality and diversity and respect anyone working for or in contact with WSCC.

The FSP Worthing team are located in Centenary House, soon to move to Bridge House. The Worthing team are a close knit team, who work well together to strive for the best outcomes for children. 

The FSP teamwork with children subject to CIN and CP protection plans and those children that enter the court arena. It is a busy and dynamic team with 4 practice teams and two academies. The covered is rural in parts and whilst delightfully picturesque it can be hard to access by public transport so a driving licences in necessary 


We offer small practice teams of Social Workers managed by a Team Manager and supported by Child & Family Workers as well as additional flexible administrative support from Coordinators embedded within the service. We provide regular group supervision and peer learning alongside specialist roles within the team to focus on the most vulnerable children. As a Social Worker, you’ll have a minimum of 5 CPD and training days per year with access to excellent learning and development provisions such as Research in Practice and Community Care Inform, Social Work England fees paid and annual leave up to 29 days, as well as the option to buy up to 3 additional days. As an employer we recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive and dynamic working environment where employees can achieve their full potential, achieve a healthy work-life balance and are rewarded for the work they do.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree in Social Work along with SWE Registration
  • Experience: 1+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: RTW in the UK
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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