Children in care

​The Children in Care Service specialise in meeting the needs of Looked after Children subject to Care Proceedings, voluntary accommodation and currently in Local Authority care subject to a Care Order.

 Skilled social workers within our Looked after Children Service keep children at the heart of all we do. 

Our aim is to provide our children with the best possible care where they can reach their full potential, we have high aspirations for them and want to recruit staff who have this drive.

We are looking for social workers with experience in working with children in care and court work.

Our staff should be confident, autonomous practitioners who will receive strong support, management and career development.

What does the job involve?

To deliver and provide social work services, at a level appropriate for a professionally qualified post, to young people and families to ensure the welfare of children and young people is safeguarded and they are protected in accordance with the legal and statutory obligations of Northamptonshire County Council.

Current opportunities

Consultant social worker -File Download - Consultant Practitioner job description (PDF KB)Consultant Practitioner job description (PDF 157KB)

Salary up to £37,023 per year plus £3,000 recruitment bonus and £8,000 towards relocation

Team manager - File Download - Team Manager job description (PDF KB)Team Manager job description (PDF 112KB)

Salary up to £47,968 per year plus £2,200 recruitment bonus and £8,000 towards relocation

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