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Senior Practitioner - Children's Social Work Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Child Protection
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
29/01/2018
Job Ref:
SHP67593

Senior Practitioner - Children's Social Work Team -  Tunbridge Wells, Kent - up to £35 ph  
   
Are you looking for your next promotion? We are currently looking for an experienced Social Worker to join a busy, fast paced and motivated Children's Social Work Team based in Tunbridge, Kent . Our client will require a high quality social worker who will be able to work on long-term cases in a fast-paced environment.   

Benefits include:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Twice weekly payroll
Your main duties and responsibilities will include the following: 
  • Manage a complex case load, including assessment and planning in cases involving high levels of risk or need, within the parameters of agreed policies and practices, together with the professional guidance and support to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and meet their individual needs.  
  • Work in partnership with the child, parents and carers, Health Service including Acute and Community Trusts and with Primary Care Trusts, Education Authority, District Councils, commercial and private sector and voluntary bodies to identify, evaluate and review care plans to produce positive outcomes for children and their families.  
  • Complete effective and timely recording of accurate information using agreed systems.  
  • Maintain an awareness of changes in child development etc., and related theories, legislation, corporate and directorate policies, local and agency practices, in order to disseminate knowledge and contribute to the delivery of a high standard of service.  
  • Use appropriate theory and research to inform practice  
  • Prepare applications for submission to Family Courts and represent the County Council's Children & Families Service as and when required in Court in accordance with the County Council's procedures to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.  
You must have post qualified experience in a similar team. If successful you will benefit from high pay rates, and a supportive team with regular supervision.    
   
As a Child Protection Social Worker, you will have experience of:
  • Liaising with other professionals 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation 
  • Working with children on the Child Protection Register, Looked after Children and Children in Need. 
  • Attending Court 
  • Working with Public Law Outline (PLO) 
  • Single Assessments 
  • Chairing Child Protection conferences 
  • Child Protection meetings 
  • Case conferences
As a Child Protection Social Worker, you MUST be: 
  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK license holder 
Why Liquid Personnel? 
  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • 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
  • “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 *
Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.   

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6210
Contact: Shauna Penistone

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