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Social Worker - Children in Care

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£30 to £35 per hour
Posted:
15/09/2017
Job Ref:
KRA-63014

Social Worker - Children in Care - Unaccompanied Asylum- Gloucestershire - £30 - £35 per hour

Our Client in Gloucester, Gloucestershire requires an experienced Social Worker to join their Looked after Children Team as part of the integrated Looked after Children Service. 

The successful applicant will be carrying a case load of Looked after Children and Care Leavers, initially working on a 3 months contract with strong view to extension. You will also be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, Court Work, and engaging with service users. We are also looking for someone who has experience with unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Benefits of the role for the successful Looked after Children Social Worker:

  • Stable authority 
  • Competitive pay-rate  
  • Good staff retention   

As a Looked after Children Social Worker your duties will include: 

  • Looked after Children Reviews 
  • Attending Court and Court Reports 
  • Statutory Visits and Tasks 
  • Planned Meetings 
  • Working with Plans of Adoption and Attending Adoption Panels 
  • Case Management

You will have experience of:   

  • Relevant legislation in relation to Adoption 
  • Completing work to timescales 
  • Liaising with Clients and Professionals/Agencies  
  • Managing a caseload 

You MUST have:

  • HCPC registration  
  • Eligibility to work in the UK    
  • A full licence and use of your own vehicle

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: 0161235693
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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