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Social Worker - Families First

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children In Need, Family Support
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Trafford, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
04/11/2021
Job Ref:
NWK-147166

Social Worker - Families First - Trafford - £35 per hour

Liquid Personnel currently have an opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join the Families First Team based in Trafford.

The successful candidate will make realistic, child centred, plans within a review timeline, which will manage and reduce identified risks and meet the needs of the child. Previous experience within a similar role is essential.

Benefits as a Families First Social Worker include:

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

Duties as a Families First Social Worker include:

* Communicate clearly and sensitively, building effective relationships with children, young people and families and other professionals. Listen to their views and enable their full participation in assessment, planning, and review.
* Build and maintain high quality and appropriate professional relationships with children, young people and families to enable positive change to take place. Support children, young people and families even they are angry, hostile and resistant to change. Manage tensions between parents, carers and family members, in ways that show persistence, determination and professional confidence.
* Promote optimal child development and be alert to signs that may indicate that the child is not meeting key developmental milestones, has been harmed or is at risk of harm.
* Identify the impact of adult mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, physical ill health and disability on family functioning, social circumstances and child development.
* Carry out in-depth and ongoing family assessment of social need and risk to children, with particular emphasis on parental capacity and capability to change.
* Ensure that the voice of the child is heard, and that families and partner agencies contribute in a meaningful way to the assessment.
* Ensure that children, young people and families, and partner agencies participate fully.
* Produce well argued, focused plans and reports e.g. single assessments and court reports.
* Evaluate and review the development and progress of children, young people and their families against the agreed plan, monitor their changing needs and evaluate impact. Amend plans as and when necessary.

Requirements as a Families First Social Worker include:

* 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 *

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 238 7487
Contact: North West Children's

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