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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
West Midlands
Salary:
£29.93 to £29.93 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £29.93 per hour
Posted:
24/11/2021
Job Ref:
MIDK-147966

Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children - West Midlands - £29.93 per hour

Liquid personnel are currently recruiting a Senior Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team based in the West Midlands.

The successful Social Worker will have specific responsibilities for dealing with more complex cases, including assessment and appropriate management of risks, and providing casework supervision to other team members.

If you previous experience in a similar Children's Social Work role we would love to hear from you!

Benefits as a Looked After Children Senior Social Worker include:

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

Duties as a Looked After Children Senior Social Worker include:

* Holds caseload of more complex cases and provides 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 or volunteers.
* Act as a recognised expert within the specialist field.
* They demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk, striking a balance between support and control, liaising with a wide range of professionals, including more senior levels.
* Chair a range of meetings, offer expert support to case conferences, and produce high quality assessments and reports for a range of functions.
* Model good practice, setting expectations for others.
* Take responsibility and be accountable for the practice of others, mentoring newly qualified social workers, and supervising the work of junior staff.
* Undertake capacity-building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations, and contribute their views on service provision to commissioners whilst maintaining the core principles of an outcome focused approach.

Essential requirements as a Looked After Children Senior 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: 0161 235 6954
Contact: Midlands Children Division

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