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

We are looking for an agency social worker who has significant post qualification social work experience and who is able to work 37 hours per week in the office in Howden House, Sheffield City Centre.

In this role of Senior social worker, you will work as a key member of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub with the primary function of undertaking screening and responding to all new referrals into children’s social care. The Safeguarding Hub is the first point of contact for children, young people and families in need or in need of safeguarding within the City of Sheffield. You will be a member of a team delivering high quality and effective services to children, young people, and their families/carers. Additionally, you will promote and safeguard the welfare of children who live in the city complying with relevant legislation and regulation, maintaining the highest professional standards and ensure the consistent application of the threshold to step up from early help to children’s social care.

Applications for this exciting role are welcomed from qualified and registered experienced social workers with significant experience in statutory services who have strong communication, engagement and analytical skills to allow them to safeguard children & young people and engage effectively with a wide range of agencies. You will have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working in a front line team with a thorough understanding of thresholds and universal services. You will ensure that you apply consistently high standards to ensure better outcomes for children and their families.

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

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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