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 recruiting an interim social worker to join our Child Protection & Court Team and Duty/assessment team based in Ellesmere Port.

We are recruiting additional social workers above our normal establishment to ensure that we can maintain manageable caseloads. With this in mind, we are looking for candidates with at least 3 years post qualified and have significant experience in duty / assessment & child in need or Child Protection, Pre-Proceedings and Care Proceedings. The candidate will need proven performance in quality case work in line with Cheshire Wests expectations, and an ability to work openly and honestly with our children, families, and partner agencies. Be registered with Social Work England and have references available

We offer excellent supervision and manageable caseloads, working alongside stable teams of experienced social workers and permanent established Team Managers. Free parking in all our localities, access to all in house training and development to support CPD.

It would be beneficial if the candidate lives within a reasonable distance from Ellesmere Port/Cheshire West, as whilst we do work hybrid, there is an expectation of regular working from our office bases. Where possible, please can the CV indicate where the candidate resides. Unfortunately, we are not able to support candidates with costs of accommodation or travel.

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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