Senior Social Worker (Practice Standards and Quality Team)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/12/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
£40,221 - £44,428 (pro rata for part time post)
Weekly Hours:
Full and part time positions available
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
5 Dec
Further Information

We have an exciting vacancy in our Practice Standards and Quality Team for a full time (37 hours) and a part time (22.2 hours) Senior Social Worker to join us. In this post you will have the opportunity to work across the whole service working with every part of Peterborough City Council’s adult social care.

We are looking for individuals, who are creative in thinking about how we deliver the best service to our communities and support our frontline staff in their roles and responsibilities. You will have the opportunity to be involved at every level of adult social care operational team and work with shared teams including our learning and development, customer care team and business intelligence.

You will carry out our quality assurance function, auditing practice, celebrating good practice and implementing improvements where required. This can include working with individual service areas, mentoring teams and supporting our Principal Social Worker (PSW) with workshops covering systemic improvements.

The team are responsible for all practice facing guidance giving the opportunity to research current best practice and legal case law to ensure we have the most up to date information available for practitioners.

The part time post is 22.2 hours
Full Time Post is 37 hours

In return we will we can offer:

• A competitive salary*
• Agile working
• Bespoke training and career progression opportunities
• Range of employee benefits, including employee wellbeing service, lease car scheme, cycle to work scheme, exclusive offers and discounts on purchases, including high street stores and discounted private healthcare.

*Salary grade subject to experience

For more information or an informal chat about the role please contact the manager Lorna Edwards on

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.