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Social Worker - Long-Term Child Protection Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
North East
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£31 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £31 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Long-Term Child Protection Team - Newcastle - £31 per hour

Experienced Social Workers are required to join the Long-Term Children's Social Care Service in Newcastle. The role will involve having a caseload of children who are subject to Child Protection Plans, Child in Need Plans and also Children in Care. It will also involve completing Child & Family Assessments, Child Protection Enquiry Assessments under Section 47 of the Children Act 1989, Parenting Assessments and Court Work Some cases will be in Care Proceedings.

The post is located within a Team of up to 8 Social Workers (including Senior Practitioners) and managed by a Team Manager. Newcastle Children's Social Care operate using a Signs of Safety Model and also incorporate Systemic Social Practice within their work with children and families and incorporate Group Reflection within practice.

Newcastle Children's Social Care operate a flexible approach to working. During COVID19 restrictions there is a reduced workforce operating from the main office, however, workers are provided with adequate IT equipment to enable tasks to be completed remotely; this includes regular reflective supervision

Benefits of this Social Work role:

* Long term contracts
* Stable authority
* Home working available

Duties of this Social Work role:

* Liaising with other professionals
* Knowledge of relevant legislation
* Working with children on the child protection register, looked after children and children in need
* Attending court
* Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
* Single assessments
* Chairing child protection conferences
* Child protection meetings
* Case conferences

The essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* 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

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 238 7487
Contact: Alex Birkett

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