Social Worker Uk Sponsorship Available

May 20, 2024
£44.1 - £46.1 / year

Job Description




Are you a social worker who is passionate about helping adults with learning challenges and autism? Join our dedicated community team for those with learning challenges and autism.

Are you passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable residents? We’re here to help them get their lives on track. Our social workers take the time to thoroughly understand each of the people they work with.

At our heart, we are committed to improving the results for individuals we help. With a person-centered approach, we are dedicated to making a difference. We are seeking for people that share our commitment, are creative, and can communicate effectively with adults with learning challenges and autism.

What is it like to work in our team?

The CTPLD and Autism team is an excellent place to work, with a common culture, mutual support, and a strong team dynamic. We collaborate with others within the service to leverage specialist knowledge and support.

Bracknell Forest is a tiny and friendly unitary authority in Berkshire, about 28 miles west of London, near Reading, and midway between the M3 and M4 corridors. It is a diversified neighbourhood that combines the greatest aspects of urban with the beautiful countryside. Our employees are our most valuable asset, and you will be regularly supervised, have access to good training opportunities, and be able to develop your professional abilities and interests.

You will receive support to perform the following duties, responsibilities, and training.

You will be assigned a caseload of people with learning impairments and autism and will be responsible for fulfilling statutory tasks on behalf of the service. The position entails assessment, assistance planning and review, direct work with people with learning disabilities and/or autism, and general case management responsibilities.

You will be given a laptop and a mobile phone to enable remote working.

You will receive the following benefits:

An inclusive and social working atmosphere with diverse worker networks.

Generous annual leave starts at 28 days and increases to 33 days after three years of service (pro rata for part-time). With an additional yearly leave buy policy.

Regular possibilities for growth through internal and external training sessions.

A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing.

A fantastic office site near transport links and the redeveloped town centre.

Internal sports and social club opportunities.

Memberships to the leisure centre and gym are discounted.

Supermarket discounts.

An interest-free loan for a rail season ticket.

What we are looking for

We are searching for a qualified social worker with at least two years of experience, current Social Work England registration, and the desire and enthusiasm to join our team.

Interview date

The interview date is yet to be confirmed.

Want to ask us a question?

For a casual conversation or to ask any inquiries regarding this position, please contact:

Claire Curd, Assistant Community Services Manager

Tel: 01344 354466

Bracknell Forest values equality, diversity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, or age. As a Disability Confident Employer, please notify us if you require any changes at any time during the recruiting process by emailing our friendly recruitment staff at

We will assess applications on a regular basis and have the right to close the advertisement early if appropriate applicants are identified. To minimise disappointment, you should send your application as soon as possible.

Bracknell Forest Council is devoted to protecting and promoting the well-being of children and vulnerable individuals. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment. As part of our pre-employment screening procedure, all successful candidates for this position will undergo a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate their experience working within the present Social Care System and Framework.

The Council can reimburse you for your Social Work England registration fees.

We can only accept applications from people who currently reside in the United Kingdom.

Candidates in the UK seeking sponsorship can assess their eligibility for the post by comparing their circumstances to the applicable criteria.

No agencies, please.

Equal opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council: Working for Equality. We encourage applications from all areas of the community.

How to apply?

Please keep in mind that we will not accept CVs that are not accompanied by a properly completed online application.