Tel: 0115 955 8811


Faith in Families is registered children’s charity and voluntary adoption agency based in West Bridgford, Nottingham, providing a comprehensive range of services to children and families to a high standard throughout the East Midlands. The Agency has enjoyed consistent ‘Outstanding’ ratings from Ofsted (2008, 2011, 2015) for its high quality adoption and adoption support work and our highly qualified staff work to exacting standards to ensure that the best interests of vulnerable children are met.

School Social Workers (2 posts)

Part time post

3 days per week - School-based in three schools; 2 Primary and 1 Secondary, (Nottingham, Derby and Mansfield)


Full time post

5 days per week – School based in a Secondary school (Nottingham)

Salary Range NJC 28 – 36 £24,472 - £30,978 pro-rata (depending on experience)

An opportunity has arisen to join this growing specialist team providing bespoke social work services to schools. This is a dynamic and innovative service with exciting plans for future developments. As School Social Worker, you will be employed by Faith in Families and based in a mixture of Catholic secondary and primary schools within the geographical areas indicated. You will be responsible for holding a caseload of students referred within the schools for a variety of reasons. The work includes but is not limited to one-to-one support and counselling for individual students, group work, family consultation and support, liaison with external agencies and partnership working with school and other statutory partners.

Please note that only applications from qualified Social Workers with current registration with the HCPC will be considered.

Please phone Sue Farr, Schools & Communities Manager on 0115 955 8811 if you would like an informal discussion.

Closing date: 10:00 am Monday 1st August 2016: Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th August 2016 at Faith in Families, 7 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, NG2 5FR

For an Information and an application form which must be completed please click below;

School Social Worker Application Pack(Full Time)

School Social Worker Application Pack (Part time)

Application Form

(Please state on application form which post you are applying for)

Completed applications can be returned to Sharon Davis at  or returned to the Chief Executive Officer, 5 Colwick Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5FR

Safeguarding Policy Statement - Faith in Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This means that we take all concerns about the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. This applies to all children, young people and vulnerable adults, not just those we come into contact with through our work. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with relevant policies.



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