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Social Worker - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
East Midlands
Kettering, Northamptonshire
£34,155 to £37,237 per annum
Salary Description:
£34155 - £37237 per annum + £6,000 Recruitment Bonus!
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Care Team - Kettering - £34,155 to £37,237 per annum +£6,000 Recruitment Bonus

Liquid Personnel currently have an opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join the Children in Care Team based in Kettering.

The Children in Care Service provides oversight for all children in care. This includes children subject to legal proceedings where their permanency plan is being determined as well as children with a plan to remain long term in care.

The team focus on building meaningful relationships with young people, their families and their carers to ensure that they plan effectively for the future of every child.

Benefits as a Children in Care Team Social Worker include:

* Excellent starting salary
* Generous annual leave entitlement
* Flexible working environment
* Relocation package up to £8,000
* Training and progression opportunities

Duties as a Children in Care Team Social Worker include:

* Undertake safeguarding investigations, with suitable supervision, attending planning meetings, case conferences and reviews as required and performs a key working role where appropriate.
* Complete CIC review paperwork, care plans and PWP's.
* Provide a social work service, to a high professional standard, for individuals, families, and groups in an anti-discriminatory manner.
* Statutory duties relating to childrenin
* Ensure that all recording of social work activity is carried out in accordance with policy and procedures.
* Arrange the delivery and monitor the effectiveness of packages of support to meet people's identified needs.
* Attend meetings.
* Practice social work accountably, within the prevailing legislative framework and council policies and procedures, and under the supervision of the line manager.

Requirements as a Children in Care Team 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


Contact Details:
Tel: 020 3967 0932
Contact: Jamie McNabb

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