Frontline is a social work charity working to ensure that all children in England have a safe and stable home, and that their life chances are not limited by their social or family circumstance. Frontline create social change for children and their families by developing excellent social work practice and leadership through their programmes, and by building a movement of leaders in social work and broader society as part of its Fellowship. In this connection, the organisation is seeking to appoint social workers for its Frontline Programme.
Vacancy name: Frontline Programme
Salary: Tax-exempt bursary of up to £20,000 dependent on location in Year 1. Salary of up to £34,000 dependent on location in Year 2.
Location: Placements across England – including Sandwell.
Contract length: 24 months
Expected start date: July 2022
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Imagine a world where no child’s life chances are limited by their social or family circumstance. At Frontline, that’s the future we are working towards.
Over 700,000 children in England rely on the support of social workers each year. These children need and deserve the support of life-changing social work professionals, who can empower them to achieve their full potential and help break the cycle of trauma and disadvantage.
That’s why, through their work as a charity, Frontline create social change for children who do not have a safe or stable home, by developing excellent social work practice and leadership.
Have you got what it takes to make a difference?
If you’ve ever spotted a risk that’s easy to miss, taken the lead in a challenging situation or pushed on when things got tough, you may already have the skills needed to make a difference to disadvantaged children and families.
If you’re looking for a career that matters, our two-year, salaried social work training programme offers a unique opportunity to work directly with children and families, helping them make positive changes in their lives.
On the Frontline programme, you will qualify as a social worker and complete a fully-funded master’s degree. Intensive training and support will develop your skills in leadership, conflict resolution, analysis and relationship building, which will help you drive social change inside the social work profession and beyond.
What Frontline is looking for?
Graduates and career changers who can bring different perspectives and experiences to the Frontline programme and who are committed to using their skills to tackle some of the key challenges that children and families face and truly make a difference.
Full eligibility criteria is listed on our website but you must have:
• A 2.1 (predicted or obtained) or higher in an undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) OR a 2.2 in an undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) as well as a level 7 (i.e. Master’s degree) qualification
• At least grade C in English Language and Maths at GCSE level (or equivalent qualification)
To find out more about our programme and for details on how to apply, please follow see here.