Children & Families Service Workforce Trainer

This is an exciting part time opportunity to join the Practice Excellence service where you will be working alongside the Principal Social Worker, Deputy Principal Social Worker and Workforce Development colleagues to deliver training and development opportunities to staff in Children & Families Services, as well as to partner services.

Main Responsibilities

The C&F Workforce Trainer will be required to work across the children and families system to deliver and develop continuous professional development and practice improvement activities as part of the C&F workforce development function to improve the outcomes of children, young people and families utilizing and being congruent of feedback from audit, serious case reviews, inspections and other materials as appropriate.

The Ideal Candidate

You will hold a professionally recognised degree or equivalent qualification. A social work qualification would be preferred. 

You will have experience in delivery of training, learning and development opportunities.

You will have demonstrable experience of leading improvement and challenging the quality of a children’s systems practice

You should have:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Ability to build and establish effective relationships
  • Commitment to development of restorative practice
  • Commitment to improving outcomes of children and young people

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Deputy Principal Social Worker, Liz Fuller on

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead – that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits – Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers – we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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