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Senior Social Worker - Frontline Social Work

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
09/07/2021
Job Ref:
ET-134083

Senior Social Worker - Frontline Social Work - Sheffield - £35 per hour

We are currently looking for a Senior Social Worker to join a Frontline Social Work Team based in Sheffield.

The successful candidate will manage a caseload of the most complex cases or a case of sufficient risk and profile to warrant an experienced worker to work solely on it. You will co-work difficult cases with less experienced allocated workers and act as a practice teacher to students on placement so as to ensure the dissemination of learning.

The offices are currently socially distanced with office duty rotas and therefore some work will be done from home with IT equipment provided.

Benefits of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* Stable authority
* Regular supervision
* Home working on a rota basis

Responsibilities of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* Manage a workload of the most complex cases which includes looked after children, child protection and assessment of carers.
* Manage a caseload of the most complex cases or a case of sufficient risk and profile to warrant an experienced worker to work solely on it.
* Co-work difficult cases with less experienced allocated workers. Act as a practice teacher to students on placement so as to ensure the dissemination of learning.
* Have an increased level of autonomy and decision making, based on experience and knowledge, around the cases allocated and report to an Assistant Service Manager on the progress of those cases.
* Maintain performance and develop practice and experience in line with personal targets as agreed with the Senior Fieldwork Manager through supervision.

Essential requirements of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK drivers' licence
* Post-qualified experience

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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 5436964
Contact: Erika Taylor

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