Permanent Childrens Social Worker - Outstanding Ofsted - £42K plus £2k bonus - Bracknell Forest

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I am currently recruiting for Social Workers and Senior Social Workers for a safeguarding team (Child Protection / Children in Need) in Bracknell Forest Children’s Services. The successful Social Worker will have the ability to manage complex work within Care proceedings and Child Protection processes. Do you want to be part of an authority with an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted? The only one in the Berkshire area!

In October 2017 Bracknell adopted the Family Safeguarding Model, meaning the launch of inter-disciplinary teams making it even more possible to achieve effective interventions with families and improve children’s lives. More can be found on FSM here ( but the key figure that makes it clear how effective it has been is the 37% reduction in CP since its adoption by Bracknell, and key focus on keeping children at home. This has probably been a great contributor to their ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report.

The service prides itself on retention of social workers which they attribute widely to regular supervision (1 manager and assistant team manager for every 6 social workers) and their manageable caseloads of 15 children. The supervision comes in a variety of ways, including coaching sessions, brand new meeting rooms with big screens for reviewing work and an open door policy to management with all the teams sat in the same open plan office; the office certainly has a sociable buzz, but if you like quiet time to complete your reports remote working is also fully supported.

Benefits of authority:

  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working (Dependent Upon The Nature Of Work)
  • Buy, Sell Or Bank Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Professional Fees
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Shopping Vouchers
  • Money Off Deals
  • Leisure Centre Membership
  • Sports And Social Club
  • Private Health Cover
  • Dental Insurance (Denplan)
  • Car Loans

As a Child Protection / Children in Need Social Worker, you will be:      

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • Car Driver Essential

If this role isn’t right for you, we also offer £500 referral bonus to anyone recommended over whom we successfully place.

If you want to find out more call James Spencer on 07835520642 or email your CV to

Frontline Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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