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Social Worker - Young People, Safeguarding and Practice Learning

Job Type



Permanent, Full-time


£36,812 FTE (£29,847 actual based on current 30 hrs – hrs negotiable)

Posted Date


Closing Date


23 July 2021

7 August 2021

Do you want to join an organisation that employs remarkable people to do a remarkable job?

Are you passionate about supporting others, especially the most disadvantaged and challenging? Do you want to work for an organisation where 98% of employees say that they are proud of the work that they do?

We are looking for an experienced and qualified social worker to take on a key position in supporting and developing the organisation’s practice and its role in social work education.

You will advise and support management and staff on safeguarding issues involving children and young people. The services in question provide accommodation and/or support to vulnerable young people and the parents of children and young people. You will also help the organisation to develop the approach to assessing and managing safeguarding risk across the full range of services.

You will lead our Practice Learning Service, coordinating the placement of students referred from Universities, Colleges and other learning providers into the Private, Voluntary and Independent sector. This will involve working closely with placement providers, Universities and Colleges, Practice Educators, Practice Mentor Assessors, Students and local authorities as well as across the range of Framework services.

What we offer: Life Assurance, Pension (up to 4% matched by FHA), Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Benefits, Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Learning programmes tailored to suit different roles and services, Health Cash Plan.

Framework supports all employees to achieve a better work/life balance. Should you wish us to consider flexible working or job share as part of your application please state this on your application in the supporting statement section.

To protect the health & wellbeing of those receiving support from Framework, colleagues and the wider community, any job offer is conditional upon the prospective post-holder having been vaccinated against Covid-19, or agreeing to do so during the first six months in the post, except where such a requirement would be unreasonable in the circumstances.

97% of the workforce in a recent staff survey said they were proud to work for Framework.

Framework is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Registered charity No: 1060941.

As a Disability Confident employer we warmly encourage job applications from people with disabilities. Framework is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

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