Childrens Social Worker [Tameside MBC] #0008D5481

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

The role

We are looking for enthusiastic, innovative and committed Social Workers to join us in our duty and assessment teams. The duty team will take cases from the point of referral, complete assessments, strategy meetings, initiate legal proceedings and PLO where required and the case will then transfer to our long term team thereafter.

About you

You will be an experienced Social Worker with at least 3 years’ previous child care social work experience. With good needs assessment and risk assessment skills you will be able to work effectively in multi-disciplinary system, as well as in a team across the service and with other agencies.

The duty teams are made up of a team manager, a senior practitioner and 6 social workers

5 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, any relevant quals as per JDPS

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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