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Social Worker - Locality Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Social Worker
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£34 to £34 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £34 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Locality Team - Wakefield - £34 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join the Children's Locality Service at Wakefield Council. Applicants should be able to provide a high quality and comprehensive social work service to children and young people, their families, and carers in line with the policies and procedures of the Children and Young People's Directorate, and within regulatory and statutory guidelines.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful Social Worker must have post qualified experience within Children's Services.

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* Combination of office and home based
* Good location and great team
* Excellent rate of pay
* Training and induction
* Bespoke workshops
* Stable management
* Home working
* Reflective supervision
* Friendly and supportive team

Duties as a Social Worker:

* To contribute to a wide range of statutory social work activities and carry out professional social work tasks in accordance with recognised social work procedures, Signs of Safety, evidence-based practice, and professional social work ethics
* To hold and manage a caseload including Children in Need, Child Protection and Looked after Children as allocated by the Team Manager or Advanced Social Work Practitioner
* To meet the social work needs of children, young people, their families, and carers by assessing, arranging, co-ordinating, providing and monitoring plans for children with multi-agency partners to ensure good timely outcomes for children and young people
* To develop effective relationships with children, young people and their families and carers to provide a high-quality service which will improve outcomes for the children and young people of Wakefield

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

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

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 676 0642
Contact: Adam Shaw

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