Experienced Social Worker – Social Worker in Schools

Location Swindon
Salary £35 per hour
As part of the social workers in school pilot project we are looking to recruit a social worker with experience of working with disabled children to be placed within a special educational needs provision.

This is a contract up until the end of the academic year of July 2021 and we expect social workers to commit until this date.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for individuals to work as a Social Worker as part of a Schools Project, working with the Department for Education who are piloting the programme. This is an innovative programme partnering closely with schools, rated as good in its latest Ofsted Inspection in 2019, is proud to be one of only 20 Local Authorities in the Country to be able to take part in this initiative. The project will offer skilled Social Workers the opportunity to gain valuable and unique experience and skills and work in a role which will shape future services and make a real impact on the lives of young people and families across the town.

You will be based within a School setting, supporting designated safeguarding leads, and educational and pastoral colleagues in safeguarding children and young people.