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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Calderdale, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£25.17 to £25.17 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £25.17 per hour
Posted:
08/11/2021
Job Ref:
ET-147687

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Calderdale - £25.17 per hour

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the 0-18 Looked After Children Team based in Calderdale.

The successful candidate will be providing a professional social work service to achieve good outcomes for service users, their families and carers. Within this role, you will be expected to manage a caseload of Children who are Looked After between the ages of 0-18. Court work is a part of our role, as is Leaving Care and preparing for independence.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

* 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 include:

* Undertaking Court work as well as Leaving Care and preparing for independence.
* Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
* Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
* Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
* Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
* Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
* Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
* Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
* Write high quality reports as required and where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.

Requirements as a Looked After Children 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 *

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: 01615436964
Contact: Erika Taylor

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