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Social Worker - Looked After Children's ( LAC ) Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Staffordshire
Salary:
£26.50 to £28 per hour
Posted:
01/09/2017
Job Ref:
FH-61886

Social Worker - Looked After Children's ( LAC ) Team - Staffordshire - £26.50 - £28p/h 
  
I am currently looking for a qualified Social Worker with experience of Looked After Children ( LAC ) to join the sought-after authority of Staffordshire.

The successful candidate will have previous statutory experience of working with a LAC team and be competent in planning and undertaking assessments, discharging care orders and completing matching reports. Experience with Child in Need and Child Protection plans, PLO processes, and planning for permanence is also essential.   
  
Benefits of the role as a Looked After Children ( LAC ) Social Worker: 
  • Good level of staff retention
  • Stable authority
  • Excellent managerial support
The successful Looked After Children ( LAC ) 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 ( LAC ) Social Worker, you must be:
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a full, clean license
Why Liquid Personnel?

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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 6829
Contact: Francesca Hill

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