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 experienced Social Worker, committed to achieving positive change for children and families and supporting your colleagues to learn, develop and deliver consistently good social work practice. You will be a qualified social worker, with significant experience of social work practice within the field of social work with children and families, using a strengths-based practice model, with a proven track record of success.

The nature of the work within the duty Service can be described as fast paced, as a senior practitioner within the team in duty, you will work on one of the 5 5 duty teams, only going on duty every 5 weeks. The duty teams in Wigan hold a varying complexity of cases, in our duty service, case transfer points include the initial child protection case conference, the first CLA review, the first PLO meeting, the 3rd CIN meeting.

We work to  hybrid model meaning we can be flexible when you come into the office

5 years references required and gaps in employment history checked.

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

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with adults.
  • 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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