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

Salford are in need or 3x D&A Social Workers.

Hourly rate between £35-£39 based on experience.

Main Duties

1. The provision of a purposeful, professional social work service to appropriate clients, including a diagnosis, assessment and treatment of their needs and problems in accordance with statutory requirements and Departmental Policies.

2. To contribute to the planning and development of the Team’s and the Department’s Referral and Assessment Services as required and as appropriate.

3. To participate in the organisation and administration of the work of the post so that the job of providing the service gets done.

4. To provide management information to assist in the setting, implementing and monitoring of the Department’s strategies and services.

5. To contribute to the allocation of the work of the Team.

6. To participate in providing a generic duty service to all office visitors.

7. To undertake Section 47 (Child Protection) enquiries, initial child and family needs assessments and short term interventions.

8. To work directly with clients using a range of social work knowledge, skills, methods and techniques.

9. To undertake office duty which involves the provision of generic advice and information to all office callers.

10. To arrange services and screen referrals which require further assessment.

11. To undertake Section 47 (Child Protection) enquiries in accordance with the Child Concern Handbook for Safeguarding Children.

12. To work within the Courts, taking statutory action when necessary to protect a child, including Emergency Protection Order applications and initiation of Care Proceedings.

13. To undertake initial child and family needs assessments (integrated with section 47 enquiries when appropriate) in accordance with the “Children In Need” Policy and Procedural Document.

14. To complete enquiry and assessment reports reaching conclusions on child and family needs and services.

15. To undertake short term social work intervention to assist children and 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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