At the Royal Borough of Greenwich we believe children should enjoy their childhoods, and we are determined to apply child-centred best practice in everything that we do. 

Our Children and Young People's Plan

Greenwich Children's Services rated Good - OFSTED August 2016

 

Our Children & Families Social Worker Offer

Social Worker Career Progression Scheme

Royal Greenwich is an innovative learning organisation and we are proud to part of the Teaching Partnership with Goldsmiths University. We are pro-active in investing in the career development of our Social Workers. A high proportion of our Social Workers have undergone post qualifying training and education, including practice education.  

Social Workers who work with us can progress through the tiers based on their professional competence and experience.

Salary Range

Level

SCP

Salary

 

unqualified /   unregistered (with no HCPC)

 

 

SW who will be   working as Social Worker Assistant / Family Support Worker / Children’s   Social Care Officer

Level 1 - Social Worker - Assessed & Supported   year in Employment

 

29

£33,948

NQSW on ASYE (with HCPC registration).

30

£34,794

Level 2 - Social Worker - Consolidating   Professional Practice

32

£36,711

Social Worker -  

33

£37,842

34

£38,799

35

£39,774

Level 3 - Social Worker - Proficient

35

£39,774

Social Worker

36

£40,728

37

£41,706

38

£42,684

39

£43,590

40

£44,607

41

£45,585

Benefits Package

  • 28 - 31 days annual leave
  • Rota days equating to an additional 10 days off per year
  • Good range of support for Newly Qualified Social Workers including from a Professional Educator
  • Small teams allowing more direct support and supervision time from your Team Leader.
  • Ongoing professional development, including a minimum 50 hours protected professional development each year
  • Social Worker career progression scheme, this can include support from a Professional Educator
  • Travel costs reimbursement worth £1k+, OR Essential car user car parking ( very close to the workplace, worth £800+)
  • Royal Greenwich Keyworker housing (after being employed for six months and subject to application and meeting criteria)
  • Excellent pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • GreenwichCard entitling you to discounts at local businesses. 

Our Youth Offending Service Social Worker Offer

Social Worker Career Progression Scheme

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Royal Greenwich is an innovative learning organisation and we are proud to part of the Teaching Partnership with Goldsmiths University. We are pro-active in investing in the career development of our Social Workers. A high proportion of our Social Workers have undergone post qualifying training and education, including practice education.  

Social Workers who work with us can progress through the tiers based on their professional competence and experience.

Salary Range

Tier

SCP Range

Salary Range including:

  • 10% retention payment for all Social Workers
  • £896 - an additional enhancements for MASH and Assessment Teams

Unregistered Social Worker who will be working as Children’s Social Care Officer

SCP 20

£28,215

Tier 1 Newly Qualified Social Worker on ASYE with HCPC registration

SCP 24

£30,213 - £34,130

Tier 2 Social Worker

SCP 26 – 28

 £31,548 - £37,516

Tier 3 Social Worker

SCP 30 – 32

£34,794 - £41,278

Tier 4 Social Worker

SCP 33 – 35

£37,842 - £44,647

Benefits Package

  • 10% Golden Hello for Qualified Social Workers
  • Minimum 10% Annual Retention payment, plus enhancements for Assessment and MASH Teams
  • 28 - 31 days annual leave
  • Rota days equating to an additional 10 days off per year
  • Good range of support for Newly Qualified Social Workers including from a Professional Educator
  • Small teams allowing more direct support and supervision time from your Team Leader.
  • Ongoing professional development, including a minimum 50 hours protected professional development each year
  • Social Worker career progression scheme, this can include support from a Professional Educator
  • Travel costs reimbursement worth £1k+, OR Essential car user car parking ( very close to the workplace, worth £800+)
  • Royal Greenwich Keyworker housing (after being employed for six months and subject to application and meeting criteria)
  • Excellent pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • GreenwichCard entitling you to discounts at local businesses.