Social Worker- Child Protection & Wellbeing

Location Devon
Salary £38.00 - £40.50 per hour
candidates must confirm they will be based in Devon – or within travelling distance to respond to emergency situations / children’s need.*** Previous reference - RA - C&F South - ESW. Full Time Experienced Social Workers required in our South Children and Families Team 1 - Tavistock, Ivybridge based in Follaton House, Totnes. One of these vacancies will reduce to part time hours from July 21. We also have 1x Full Time Experienced Social Worker Vacancy in our South Children and Families Team 4 - Newton Abbot, based in Estuary House, Newton Abbot. They offer working from home one day a week or condensed working hours, depending on the candidate’s preference, although would need to agree with managers during interview with which day they could have off. Caseloads are low, at 18 (depending on complexity) and all caseloads above 18 will be reviewed regularly by senior management. They are friendly and supportive team, with management presence for any assistance 5 days a week. The managers would be willing to have conversations about accommodation if they are moving into the area, and where they could look/ suitable areas. Devon is a mostly rural county, and as our localities cover a large area and accordingly our candidates can be expected to travel some distance between visits. In some areas, candidates will not be able to rely on walking, cycling or public transport to make visits. We therefore require candidates to have access to their own suitable transport, subject to reasonable adjustments that may need to be made in line with the Equality Act 2010. • • £150 week accommodation allowance if the candidate lives more than 50 miles one-way from the proposed work base – this is payable from day 1 upon production of VAT receipts