School Social Worker

Part Time - Term Time Only
22.2 (3 days per week)
School-based: 1 Secondary School and 1 Primary School in the Lincoln Area
£24,964 - £31,601 pro rata (41 weeks)

Faith in Families is a registered children’s charity and voluntary adoption agency working throughout the East Midlands and beyond. We have a reputation for excellence having been repeatedly rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED. We have a highly dedicated and skilled team to which we want to recruit exceptional candidates with significant energy and enthusiasm who will carry on that work, to ensure that every child has the right to grow up as part of a loving and nurturing family.

An opportunity has arisen to join this growing specialist team providing bespoke social work services to schools. This is a dynamic and innovative service with exciting plans for future developments with the multi academy trusts. As School Social Worker, you will be employed by Faith in Families and based in one secondary and one primary school within the geographical area indicated. You will be responsible for holding a caseload of students referred within the schools for a variety of reasons. The work includes but is not limited to one-to-one support and counselling for individual students, group work, family consultation and support, liaison with external agencies and partnership working with school and other statutory partners.

Please note that only applications from qualified Social Workers with current registration with the Social Work England (formerly HCPC) will be considered.

Please phone Leroy Aitcheson, Schools & Communities Manager or Laura Payne, Head of Professional Services on 0115 955 8811 if you would like an informal discussion.

For an Information Pack (which contains an application form to be completed), visit 

Completed applications can be returned to   or returned to the Chief Executive Officer 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5FR.

Closing date: 9:00am, Monday 30th March 2020

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1st April 2020 at Faith in Families, 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, NG2 5FR

The Agency is an Equal Opportunities Employer and successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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