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Looked After Children (LAC) - Social Worker

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£25 per hour
Posted:
12/04/2017
Job Ref:
JWR58103

Looked After Children (LAC) -  Social Worker - Manchester - £25p/h

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced social worker to join a versatile Looked After Children team, where cases involve children and young people looked after as part of a care plan. This includes children whose long-term plan is permanency. Successful applicants will need to use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals, families and communities to provide support and prevent harm, neglect and abuse. As well as promoting independence and empowerment to young people.  

Benefits of the Looked After Children (LAC) Social Worker role:

  • Well managed team
  • Interesting role 
  • A varied caseload
  • Ongoing training for locums

The successful social worker will have experience of:

  • Liaising with other clients, agencies and professionals
  • Completing work with timescales
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Attending Court
  • Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Child protection meetings
  • Case conferences
  • Attending LAC Reviews
  • Effective networking and conflict resolution 
  • Report writing and written communications
  • Prioritising and managing caseloads 
  • Assessing the needs of, and undertaking direct work with, children and young people.
  •  Working with parents, families, carers and networks to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people 
  • Developing and maintaining, and working collaboratively with, a network of internal and external colleagues

As a Looked After Children social worker, you must be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a full, clean license

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • “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
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free social work training events and CPD webinars

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6976
Contact: Jessica Wright
Email:

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