Job Description

The following is essential criteria, please do not apply without:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

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

We are recruiting 3.5 interim social workers to join our Child in Need Teams based in Chester. Ideally you will live in a reasonable proximity to the office in Chester.

We are recruiting additional social workers above our normal establishment to ensure that we maintain manageable caseloads and a positive work life balance. With this in mind, we’re looking for candidates who are at least 3 years post qualified and have significant experience in duty and assessment, proven performance, and an ability to work openly and honestly with our children, families and partner agencies.

We offer excellent supervision and manageable caseloads, working alongside stable teams of experienced social workers and permanent established Team Managers who are accessible and available.

We have an excellent modern and bright office environment. Free parking in all our localities, access to all in house training and development to support CPD.

We have increased our rate to £40 per hour. However, can it please be noted that we are not able to consider CVs that don’t specifically meet the clear requirements set out in the order and newly qualified social workers are not suitable for this post.

If recruited prior to Christmas there will be the opportunity to work on the days between Christmas and New Year.

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 Children's
  • 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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