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

Looking to start ASAP

We are looking for an experienced social worker who is able to manage a caseload comprising of Child and Family Assessments, Child in Need, Child Protection, Child Care Proceedings until permanence. This caseload will have a level of complexity and lead worker responsibilities working alongside other social workers, it will not have supervisory / line manager responsibilities. Social workers should be able to practice restoratively with child and families and promote family led decisions to manage risk and meet support needs.

Applicants must demonstrate excellent relational work with children and families and be able to engage children through direct work and child centred practice.

Organisation skills and ability to meet competing demands are required to ensure practice standards, good quality and practice and performance.

The post requires workers to have good analytical assessment skills and with high quality written work.

Social workers will need to work as part of a busy but supportive team and share their knowledge and skills to promote the learning culture.

Applicants must be able to drive and have use of a car.

37 hours per week 8.30 – 5pm.

Must be office based for duty but hybrid working is negotiable dependant on the needs of the team (due to the relational approach of the organisation, it is envisaged this will be office based on duty weeks and one WFH home day/compressed hours on non-duty).

Must have a clean DBS

5 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, any relevant qualifications.

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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