Job Opportunities

If you are passionate about working with children and families and making a difference, why not consider your next opportunity with Gloucestershire County Council.

Pay & Reward

Gloucestershire are on an improvement journey and as part of this we recognise that pay and reward are a factor when seeking your next challenge. Therefore in addition to your salary Gloucestershire are offering:

- Welcome payments*
- Relocation package of up to £8,000*
- Retention payments of £2,000*
- Flexible working opportunities
- Parking available*

-Access to Gloucestershire’s social work academy

The Gloucestershire Children’s Services Social Work Academy offers leadership of practice to develop outstanding Social Workers and Social Work leaders who affect positive change for children, young people and families in Gloucestershire.  The aim of our Academy is to support workers at all levels, from students and newly qualified Social Workers to our senior Leaders with their professional accreditation responsibilities and career progression options, as well as ensuring that our Children’s Services workforce receive the highest quality Continuing Professional Development to make sure we are the best at what we do. For more information on our Social Work Academy, please click here.

*Please note, all our welcome payments and retention payments are non-contractual, pro-rata for part time staff and subject to National Insurance and tax deductions.


Social Worker

Salary: £30,451- £33,782 (pro- rata)

Location: Gloucester 

Team: U11's Permanence 

The role of a Social Worker:

Please note this is a part time role.

As a children’s social worker you will work to ensure we keep the children and young people at the heart of our  assessments and decision making.  Through working with other staff within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your curiosity, analytical and communication skills to deliver high quality assessments to ensure the best outcomes for our children and their families.
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply -  Social Worker


Advanced Practitioner 

Salary: £40,876- £43,857

Location: Forest of Dean

The role of an Advanced Practitioner:

As an Advanced Practitioner You will be instrumental in delivering a first-class service which will deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people of Gloucestershire. Through working with colleagues within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. You will be a resilient, driven individual who can play your part in making our vision for children’s services a reality.

Apply - Advanced Practitioner


Social Worker (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £32,234- £39,880

Locations: All locations (Cheltenham, Cirencester, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury)

The role of a Social Worker:

As a children’s social worker you will work to ensure we keep the children and young people at the heart of our  assessments and decision making.  Through working with other staff within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your curiosity, analytical and communication skills to deliver high quality assessments to ensure the best outcomes for our children and their families.
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply -  Social Worker (Children's Social Work)


Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Social Worker - (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £32,234- £39,880

Location: Gloucester

The role of a MASH Social Worker:

As a social worker within our MASH, you will work to ensure we keep the children and young people at the heart of our assessments and decision making.  Through working with other staff within the service and partner agencies you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk.

In this role you will work in partnership with other agencies (health, education, police, voluntary sector etc.) to ensure families receive coordinated and appropriate support in relation to their assessed need.

You will need a clear understanding of the principle and function of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub and evidence of the ability to determine positive outcomes for children and young people within tight timescales.

Apply - Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Social Worker (Children's Social Work)


Assessment Team Manager (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £44,863- £46,845

Locations: Stroud, Gloucester & Tewkesbury 

The role of an Assessment Team Manager:

As an Assessment Team Manager you will be accountable for a team of social workers on the front line. These workers will be making first contact with children and families, ensuring children are seen in a timely manner, quality assessments of need are completed and the necessary actions taken. To undertake this role with us we need:


- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your leadership experience including mentoring / coaching to support a team of social workers
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

 

Apply - Assessment Team Manager (Children's Social Work)


Safeguarding Team Manager (Children's Social Work)

Salary: £44,863- £46,845

Locations: Cheltenham & Tewkesbury

The role of a Safeguarding Team Manager:

We are on the lookout for resilient, driven individuals who can play their part in making our vision for children’s services a success. You will be instrumental in delivering a first-class service which will deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people of Gloucestershire. Through working with colleagues within the service and partner agencies you will make sure we are able to provide support and protection for children and young people in need and at risk. To undertake this role with us we need:

- Your commitment and enthusiasm to add value to our Children’s Service
- Your front line experience as a qualified and registered social worker
- Your leadership experience including mentoring / coaching to support a team of social workers
- You to provide high level support and challenge to social work colleagues to foster a learning culture
- You to also bring resilience to manage situations of a challenging nature

Apply - Safeguarding Team Manager (Children's Social Work)  

 

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