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Senior Practitioner - Children in Care

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Child Protection, Looked After Children, Children In Need, Leaving Care
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Gloucestershire
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
14/02/2018
Job Ref:
AOR-67319

Senior Practitioner - Children in Care - Gloucestershire - Up to £35 per hour

My client in Gloucestershire are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Children in Care Team in Stroud. 

The successful Social Worker will be working with Looked after Children and children in Foster care. This is an opportunity to join a busy fast-paced team. To apply, successful applicants must have experience of conducting statutory visits for Looked after Children, review meetings and LAC reviews.  

This would be a fantastic opportunity to progress within the Children and Families sector.

Benefits of this role:

  • Great management structure providing regular supervision
  • Experienced and supportive team
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Good level of client interaction
  • Training opportunities with Liquid Personnel

As a Children in Care Social Worker, you must have experience in:

  • Conducting Single Assessments in a timely and concise manner to inform decision making
  • Gaining children's wishes and feelings, make observations of non-verbal children and their parents
  • Court experience and progress initial Looked After Children Plans
  • Knowledge of the Children's Act 1989 and all subsequent amendments and related child care legislation
  • Knowledge of secondary practise guidance and using assessment tools  
  • Work in a child focused manner and meeting deadlines without compromising the quality of assessments 

As a Children in Care Social Worker, you must be: 

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK driver's license

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice Weekly Pay Roll 
  • 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
  • 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 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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