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Social Worker - Children and Families

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Reading
Salary:
£38 per hour
Posted:
12/10/2017
Job Ref:
AOR-63957

Social Worker - Children and Families Frontline/Long term -  Reading - £35-£38 per hour

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join the frontline team in Reading. The applicant will have the opportunity to work in a busy, fast-paced environment performing assessments and long term cases. Due to the nature of this role, applicants must have at least 3 years frontline statutory experience, ideally in a long term setting. This is a full-time temporary contract lasting for a minimum of 3 months.

Benefits of the role as a Children and Families Social Worker: 

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Potential for a long contract
  • Training opportunities with Liquid Personnel
  • Admin support available
  • Good level of client interaction

Applicants must have experience of:

  • Completing Single Assessments in a timely and concise manner to inform decision making 
  • Completing section 47 enquiries, assessing risks to children with sound knowledge of risk assessment tools 
  • Child Protection Plans and Children in Need Plans and should be able to complete these in a timely and solution focused manner  
  • Initial Court Statements and initial Looked After Children Plans 
  • Working knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and all subsequent amendments and related child care legislation 
  • Working knowledge of secondary practice guidance and assessment tools 
  • Meeting deadlines without compromising the quality of assessments

As a Children and Families Social Worker you MUST:  

  • Be HCPC registered   
  • Be eligible to work in the UK   
  • Hold a full UK license

Why Liquid Personnel?  

  • Free access to our online social work training and CPD portal (worth £500 a year)
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Access to many exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements 
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus  get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place 
  • Twice weekly payroll 

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 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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