Childrens Social Worker [Oldham] #0008C5AA1

Job Description

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

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

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

Please note, any candidates must have experience with court work and also child protection for our safeguarding and care planning teams.

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

Childrens social worker – Fieldwork Area

Role Overview

You’ll work as a member of an experienced team to deliver effective services that safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people at different stages of their journey. We have roles available in our Long Term Teams working on safeguarding and care proceedings.

Here in Oldham we are committed to systemic practice, with a focus on building relationships with children and families, understanding context and family dynamics, and reflectively learning together, always improving how we work.

We understand the need for a manageable work life balance, so we are working hard to reduce caseloads by investing in more social workers.

We will develop and reward you for your expertise – that’s why we make sure you have access to a range of support, continual professional development, and training opportunities to continually improve your practice. We also offer a clear career development route based on your skills and experience through our progression pathway.

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
  • 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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