Enhanced Social Worker Safeguarding Hub CMB1023e

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£40,221 to £41,418 per annum
Carlisle, Cumbria
Job Type
Full Time

The Cumberland Safeguarding Hub are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Social Worker to join a service that is passionate about making the right decisions for children and families at the right time.

Cumberland Safeguarding Hub has a responsibility to accurately identify the needs of children, young people and their parents and carers and to ensure that the appropriate services and support are provided at the right time allowing safeguarding outcomes to be achieved.

We want to meet an enthusiastic and creative Social Worker who wants to be part of our experienced multi-agency team working collaboratively and efficiently to make good decisions which keep children safe.

We are looking for a Social Worker who can respond to risk and understand how to prioritise safeguarding and support needs for children. We have high aspirations for our children and high expectations of each other so that we can work together to ensure that children are at the heart of our practice.

In return, we offer a supportive team environment, regular supervision, and ongoing training and development via our Social Work Academy. If you have three years post qualifying experience and want to make a positive impact in the lives of our children and young people we would love to hear from you.

What can we offer you! We offer a generous benefits package including:  

  • Reimbursement of your Social Work England registration / renewal fees.
  • A comprehensive induction that helps you settle in and get to know your team, service area and multi-agency partners. 
  • We know that having a good work / life balance is important, that’s why we offer a number of different flexible working options such as 9 day fortnights, hybrid working and family-friendly work patterns such as flexible start and finish times.
  • Bespoke training package that offers excellent training aimed at helping you to increase your knowledge and skills. We have training for those wanting to be practice educators and those interested in progressing to management and leaderships roles. We have links to research ambassador projects and encourage practitioners to undertaken research projects.
  • You will receive an increased salary upon successful completion of your probationary period.
  • We offer a mileage allowance and access to company pool cars. Tusker Car Leasing Scheme and Car Loan Schemes are also available.
  • Relocation packages are available with financial incentives of up to £8000. (Terms and conditions apply)
  • You will have frequent interaction with our welcoming Senior Leadership Team who foster a supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • You will have regular meetings with your Principal Social Worker via monthly drop ins and participation events where you will be able to share your good ideas, showcase good practice and have reflective discussions. 
  • Celebration and recognition events to showcase the fantastic work of all our Social Workers, Social Care Workers and Managers; this includes yearly events to celebrate World Social Work Day, regular staff engagement events where we showcase good practice and achievements and frequently nominating members of staff for national awards.
  • Strong Partnerships with Lancaster University and the University of Cumbria for the purposes of practice education and research.
  • Cycle to work scheme, 20% off childcare discount for working parents, free eye tests and so much more.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution.
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement.
  • Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Parental Leave.
  • Sickness Pay
  • Cycle to work scheme, 20% off childcare discount for working parents, free eye tests and so much more.

If this sounds like you, and you share our passion, then please get in touch!

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Team Manager: Hannah Stordy ( or Joanna Noon (

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This role expires 12/05/2024.
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