Social worker - Looked After Children Team

Location Stevenage
Job type Permanent
Salary £32905.00 - £38799.00 per annum
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference HQ00110381_1599148708

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Stevenage, within the Looked After Children Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker job is £32,905- £38,799 per annum.

About the team:

These teams are responsible for providing high-quality support and planning for children and young people who are in long term foster care, residential care and semi-independent care up until the age of 18

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

  • Need to be a qualified and registered Social Worker with at least one year's frontline experience as well as completion of your ASYE.

  • Must have substantial knowledge of childcare legislation and experience of conducting assessments as well as presenting care plans to conferences and reviews.


  • Welcome payment of £1000 for all external appointments

  • Market Forces payment of up to £5000 (£4000 for CLA teams)

  • Relocation Expenses of up to £6000 for those candidates that need to relocate for the role

  • Car lease scheme

  • Free parking at all of our sites

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home and flexi-time

  • Up to 33 days annual leave entitlement

  • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out


This Social Worker job is advertised by Lucy Pearson; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.