Newly Qualified Social Workers x 5 – Children & Families - Working for Essex
Salary: £28,592 Per Annum
Closing date: 21 Jun 2021
Location: Harlow
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 1941
Role: Social Care
About the role

Newly Qualified Social Workers x 5 – Children & Families

Permanent, Full Time

£28,592 Per Annum

Location: Harlow

Are you looking to join an award winning ASYE programme? Would you like to play a part in the Covid 19 Equalisation within the Children and Families function at Essex County Council?

If YES…then hit apply to make an application for these unique opportunities making sure that your CV and / or application shows your degree classification / predicted classification.

About Us

With us, you can achieve more – for yourself as well as those you work to support. We’re Serious about social work and always looking for new ways to deliver even better services, Social Workers play an integral role in our approach to Social Care. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we’ll empower you to make the most of your ASYE as a Newly Qualified Social Worker within Essex County Council (ECC).

About You

You will have a degree or Master’s in Social Care and be looking to start a career dealing within Children and Families. You’ll bring a positive attitude and willingness to learn and a passion to help others.

The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond, potentially transporting service users and their belongings in an emergency. As such a driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.

What we offer in return

For the first 12 months you will be part of a pop team within the Family Support and Protection service, focusing on the Covid 19 Equalisation process as you also complete your ASYE before then moving onto a career within one of the many services within the Children and Families function with a post ASYE salary of £32,065 per annum and the opportunity to see your earning progress as the level of your practice increases to £43,839 per annum under our Social Worker skills and capability framework.

We’ll support you to be to your best, with the resources, training, and development to empower you. You can kick start your career with a range of opportunities offered by our award-winning Essex Social Care Academy. And, with flexible working options and other lifestyle benefits, we’ll enable you to make the most of your life outside work, too.

Whatever you want to achieve in your social care career, you can do it here.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email or call us on 0333 013 5888. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 08:30 - 16:30.