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Social Worker - Family Safeguarding Team - Luton

Salary: £36 - £38 per hour
Location: Luton


Are you an experienced Children's Social Worker looking for a new role? Luton Borough Council are looking for a Social Worker to join its Family Support and Safeguarding Team.

Benefits of Working for Connect2socialwork:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to a wide range of roles nationwide, as well as exclusive roles to C2SW
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
  • Work for an agency owned by Kent County Council
  • Prompt and reliable payroll system
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £400for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • "Warm Welcome" bonus - get £250when you secure a role through our agency*

Person Specification:

  • SWE Registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Drive and have access to a car
  • Post-qualified experience in Children's Social Work Teams.
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work.


  • You will work closely with the Team Manager and will provide professional leadership and supervision to colleagues within your team, supporting your manager with the day-to-day operations of your team and contributing to an effective and efficient service to children and families.
  • To work with a smaller caseload, working with children and families with a complexity of needs (including undertaking in-depth assessments) and where, through supervision and mentoring, you will share your knowledge and experience with colleagues and students to continually improve practice standards within your team.
  • To champion high standards of professional social work practice, by encouraging and supporting opportunities for reflection and learning and delivering on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring to unqualified/alternatively qualified staff, students and less experienced social workers.
  • To support the development of good evidence-based practice.
  • To demonstrate that you're working at the Experienced Social Worker level, you will:
    • To demonstrate the ability to work with families with complex needs within a multi-agency environment
    • To be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of social work mentoring, coaching and training professional colleagues
    • To have evidence of substantial post-qualifying training and development
    • To be able to lead improvement and challenge the quality of social care practice in a constructive manner.

About Connect2SocialWork

Connect2SocialWork is wholly owned by Kent County Council. In addition to our links with KCC, we have managed services in place with Hampshire County Council, Dudley Council, Surrey County Council and Luton Borough Council. We also provide available work with the majority of the local authorities nationwide. Our commitment to you is we will work proactively and tirelessly to market you until we find you that perfect role.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS check and references. *Terms and conditions apply.

If this sounds like the type of role you are looking for please get in contact on 07720173648 or email your CV to joe.festorazzi@csltd.org.uk

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.