Job Details

Job Title Children's Social Workers
Our Reference J3413
Employment Term Permanent
Location Hereford
Salary(Min\Max) £33785.00\£37878.00
Job Category Children's Social Care/Work
Safeguarding; Assessment, Child Protection, Court and Looked After Children



£33,785-£37,878 inc. £5,000 market forces supplement

We’re changing lives - Join us so together we can change even more

We are looking for great people to join our existing teams in order to make a difference for the children and families we work with and to achieve the very best we can. We are proud of the team spirit which exists in our teams and across our service and by having supportive colleagues around you is what makes a difference. With this in mind if you think this is you, we would encourage to join us on our journey to improve children and families lives in Herefordshire.

Our priority in Herefordshire is to keep children safe and give them a great start in life. It’s the priority for the council, our partners and for all of us who work in Children’s Wellbeing.

How do we do this? By having dynamic, dedicated, passionate and professional staff who work in a culture that focuses on what we can achieve with children, what they can achieve themselves, and the relationship we build with families and partners to enable this.

Herefordshire has a really strong team ethos. Our teams are passionate about the work they do and the positive difference they and the teams they are in make to people’s lives. This is all underpinned by the focus and support from their managers and the council as a whole.

What else do we offer?

Relocation payment
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Flexible working including the possibility of part time.
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS pension scheme
A range of discounts with local businesses
HCPC registration paid

As part of our commitment to your personal and professional development you will have your own Individual Learning Account. All our HCPC registered children’s social workers have access to £250 to use for their own development.

Herefordshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England with some delightful market towns, picturesque villages and a blend of the traditional and modern in the city of Hereford - modern shopping facilities and an ambition for change.

To find out more about how Hereford is changing click here

If you are interested in speaking to someone regarding CP Court Social Worker vacancies please call Cath Thomas, Head of Service, on 01432 383044

To find out more about working in children’s services, please visit

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, We do not accept emailed CV’S. Your application should include a CV and an accompanying statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 showing how your experience meets the person specification.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

Specification Documents

Frontline Social Worker PS (Sept 16)
Frontline Social Worker JD (Sept 16)

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