Qualified Social Workers – Children’s Safeguarding and Family Support Team

Walsall Council

Walsall council is looking for 4 (four) QSW’s for the Safeguarding and Family Support team. The successful candidates will manage Child Protection, Children In Need and Court Work.

Successful candidates will have experience and skill working specifically with child in need and child protection. Candidates with the ability to work in a restorative manner, focusing on family’s strengths and court skills are desirable.

Candidates must be 2 (two) years plus post qualified as a minimum, have an enhanced children’s DBS and much also be HCPC registered.

Training will be provided for restorative practice and motivational interviewing.

£19.14 is the PAYE pay rate and £29.93 is the Limited pay rate.


Walsall Council offers and focuses on the following:

  • Real social work with restorative practice and relationship based working
  • Commitment to a manageable caseload
  • Stable management at all levels – regular quality supervision
  • Operation of a unit model and reflective supervision
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Easy parking
  • Excellent early help and targeted resources
  • Mosaic case management system / smart phone and tablet
  • Flexible working – The manager for this role is happy to consider condensed hours on the proviso that it equates to full time, which can include 4 days working in the office and 1 day working from home. The manager has also confirmed they are happy to consider condensed hours on the proviso that it equates to full time.


Both telephone and face to face interviews will be offered to successfully short-listed candidates.

This position is temporary, though there is potential to extend the end/review date once in post.

Tagged as: child protection, children in need, Children's Social Work, court work, Family Support, qualified social worker, Safeguarding

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