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Social Worker - Looked After Children - LAC

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Cambridge
Salary:
£28 per hour
Posted:
08/08/2017
Job Ref:
APE-60565

Social Worker - Looked After Children - LAC - Cambridge - £28p/h
  
My client requires an experienced social worker to join a well-managed team in Cambridge, working on interesting and engaging cases. The cases in the team will be long-term Looked After Children ( LAC ) and young people looked after as part of a care plan, including children on permanent care plans. Successful applicants will need to use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals, families and communities to promote independence, provide support and prevent harm, neglect and abuse. The successful candidate will have experience in writing reports, working with Public Law Outline, initiating S47 and confidence in court arena. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for social workers in a well managed team.

Benefits of the role as a LAC Social Worker: 
  • Desirable working environment 
  • Potential for career progression 
  • Well managed team 
  • Interesting role 
The successful LAC Social Worker will have experience of: 
  • Liaising with other professionals 
  • 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 Children's LAC Social Worker you MUST be:
  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder 
  Why Liquid Personnel?

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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 6841
Contact: Aynsley Peach

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