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Social Worker Looked after Children - LAC

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Dorset
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
30/04/2018
Job Ref:
AOR-68953

Social Worker  Looked after Children - LAC - Dorset - £35 p/h

Dorset are seeking an experienced social worker to join a well-managed Looked after Children team working on interesting and engaging cases in Dorchester. Cases in the team will be long-term Looked after Children as part of a care plan as well as children on permanent care plans. Successful applicants will need to use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals, families and communities to promote independence, provide support and prevent harm, neglect and abuse. The successful candidate will have experience in writing reports, working with Public Law Outline, initiating S47 and confidence in court arena.

The team has a number of agency staff who have been working in the same team for over a year. This is a fantastic opportunity for social workers in a well-managed, stable team for an extended period of time. 
 
Benefits of the role as a Looked after Children Social Worker: 
  • Desirable working environment 
  • Potential for career progression
  • 16 caseloads with 2 or 3 court cases included 
  • Well managed team 
  • Interesting role  
The successful Looked after Children Social Worker will have experience of:
  • Liaising with other professionals 
  • 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 Social Worker you MUST be:
  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • A full UK licence holder  
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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
“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: 0161 235 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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