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

1 QSW to work in Family Safeguarding in Fylde and Wyre.

Must have substantial experience

Placement between 3 – 6 months

Starting date – ASAP

Flexible working arrangements

Hourly rate – between £34 and £41 dependent upon worker’s experience.

Must Have: 12+ months experience.

There are many benefits to working in Lancashire including, but not limited to:

– Flexible Working – TOIL (time off in lieu if working beyond your 37 hours)

– Manageable caseloads – Family Friendly Employer (help to balance family commitments)

– Travel benefits (mileage paid) It is a really exciting time to work in Lancashire and our Children's Services are progressive and innovative.

We embrace strength-based approaches, are currently embedding a family safeguarding model of practice and offer a good work life balance. Working with children and young people is both challenging and rewarding, enabling you to make a positive difference in their lives. We understand the importance of our teams having the right support in place, a healthy work-life balance and a manageable caseload. We aim for caseloads to be between 15 and 22 (depending the function you are working in). We pay your mileage and we have a time of in lieu policy. We currently take a hybrid approach to our work; we mainly work in the office.

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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