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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need, Family Court
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Bedfordshire
Salary:
£32 to £32 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £32 per hour
Posted:
12/10/2021
Job Ref:
HCK-144465

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Bedfordshire - up to £32 per hour

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team based in Bedfordshire.

The successful Social Worker will investigate, evaluate, and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans.

This role also includes being involved in the Court Team, so previous experience in a similar role is essential.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Social Worker includes:

* Competitive pay rate
* Long contracts for good performance
* Supportive team and management
* Progression opportunities
* Flexible working available

Duties as a Looked After Children Social Worker includes:

* Acting as a corporate parent to our children and being the lead professional.
* Championing the views and wishes of our children and young people so that they may be supported to reach their full potential.
* Working alongside other professionals, to ensure that a child and/or young person receives appropriate care, education and health services, and any other support needed to ensure their needs are appropriately met.
* Supporting children living with relatives, friends of foster families and prospective adopters or children living in children's homes and young people in semi-independent units.
* Ensuring their safety and supporting them towards independence.
* Undertaking regular statutory visits, complete and update assessments and review the children and young people's care plan.
* Preparing reports and attending court.

Essential requirements as a Looked After Children Social Worker includes:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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 *

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 235 6996
Contact: Home Counties Children Division

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