Project Social Worker - School Setting

Location Swindon
Salary £34 - £36 per hour
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, Swindon 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.

This role is not inclusive of home working, as candidates would be expected to work within the School setting.