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Children’s Social Work Vacancies

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We have some opportunities for experienced social workers. It goes without saying for these opportunities you’ll need to:

  • be a qualified social worker with post qualifying experience and registered with Social Work England.
  • have experience working with vulnerable children and knowledge of safeguarding and children in care

Our Social Work Career Progression Framework

A career progression framework is in place to support you which also includes:

  • Practice Educator Programme
  • Aspiring Senior Practice Lead and Aspiring Team Manager programmes
  • We are ambitious in our learning and development programme with strong links within the West Midlands and our teaching partnership

The way we work

In Staffordshire we want to improve the lives of all children and young people, and we do this through our Restorative Practice framework. Our approach is underpinned by a set of beliefs, values and behaviours that focus on building and repairing relationships.

This relationship model uses a strength-based approach which aims to work in partnership with children and their families. Working restoratively is widely accepted as an effective way of achieving better outcomes for families and in Staffordshire we are committed to using a range of methods and tools to achieve this.  And so when you join us you’ll receive specific restorative practice training to enable and embed this way of working.

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