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Social Worker - Permanency and Transitions Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
South West
£38 to £38 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £38 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Permanency and Transitions Team - Devon - £38 per hour

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Contract: 3 months (rolling)

Our client in Devon require an experienced Social Worker to join their Permanency and Transitions Team on a full-time basis.

The Permanency and Transition team does not involve Child Protection work, or court cases but instead focuses on the long-term planning for permanency. Caseloads are low, averaging between 16 to 18 at a time.

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* Supportive team managers
* Council is very inclusive for agency staff
* Low caseloads - 16-18
* Limited to no court work

Duties of this Social Work role:

* To safeguard children and young people and adults at risk
* To take a strengths-based approach, which seeks to be inclusive, anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive, and support others to adopt that approach
* To gather information from service users, informal networks and other agencies to analyse, summarise and evaluate the information to provide a holistic assessment of needs, balancing risk and protective factors
* To formulate and produce outcome-focused plans with clear aims and objectives (within the context of managing risk), and support others to do so
* To maintain case records, keeping them up to date and to provide concise and accurate information about a service user's circumstances and plans. Make use of IT systems provided by the Service, complying with policy and procedures
* To manage a workload of complex cases and organise work activities; taking into account the need to prioritise tasks and responsibilities, working to timescales and meeting national and local performance expectations

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registered
* Social Work qualified
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A full UK license holder

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.


Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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