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Social Worker - Families First Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Family Support
Social Worker
North East
£26 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Families First Team - Durham - £26p/h 

Our client in Durham is looking for a children's Social Worker to join their Families First Team, based in various locations throughout Durham. The successful Social Worker will be expected to handle urgent incoming calls and assessments. 

They are looking for an experienced Social Worker that is used to working within a busy team, handling incoming urgent assessments and providing information and advice to public and other institutions. 

Benefits of the role as a Families First Social Worker: 
  • Join a well-connected team 
  • Stable authority
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Access to "My Liquid Rewards" discount scheme 
As a Families First Social Worker you will be expected: 
  • To be conversant with operational and practice issues pertaining to the delivery of frontline social work services for children, young people and their Parents/Carers. 
  • To undertake Initial and Core Assessments of children and families in accordance with the Assessment Framework, ensuring that they are completed in a timely manner 
  • To prepare and present reports for a range of purposes, including child protection conferences, child looked after reviews and court, and ensures that these are produced to a high quality standard. 
  • To undertake on-going consultation and participation with children/young people, Parents/Carers and other professionals to ascertain their views, wishes and feelings about each child's Plan 
To be considered for this role, you will have: 
  • Post qualified experience working in children's services 
  • Experience of Child Protection 
  • Experience supervising qualified and unqualified social workers 
  • Experience of compiling individual budgets 
  • Experience of review and assessment 
  • Experience of care management 
As a Families First Social Worker, you MUST: 
  • Be HCPC registered 
  • Be eligible to work in the UK 
  • Be available to work 37 hours a week 
  • Have a Full UK Driving License and access to personal vehicle 
  • Be good with IT systems 
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 6821
Contact: George Goodier

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