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

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.

 

Our Children & Families Social Worker Offer

Youth Offending Social Worker Career Progression Scheme

Salary Range

 Level

SCP Range

Salary Range

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

 20

 £28,215

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

 29 - 30

 £33,948- £34,794

Level 2 - Social Worker - Consolidating   Professional Practice

 32 - 35

 £36,711 - £39,774

Level 3 - Social Worker - Proficient

 35 – 41

 £39,774 - £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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Salary Range

Tier

SCP Range

Salary Range including:

  • 10% retention payment for all Social Workers

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 - £33,234

Tier 2 Social Worker

SCP 26 – 28

 £31,548 - £36,620

Tier 3 Social Worker

SCP 30 – 32

£34,794 - £40,382

Tier 4 Social Worker

SCP 33 – 35

£37,842 - £43,751

Benefits Package

  • 10% Golden Hello for Qualified Social Workers
  • 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.