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Social Worker - Family Assessment Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services
Social Worker
South West
£24.03 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Family Assessment Team - Cornwall - £24.03 p/h

A fantastic opportunity has come up for an experienced social worker to join a versatile and supportive Family Assessment Team based in St. Austell, Cornwall. This exciting opportunity will require candidates to have previous experience within this role and be well established in using their own initiative. The successful candidate should be comfortable working within a challenging yet rewarding environment. 

The worker will be part of the team's duty rota on a weekly basis and carry out joint visits with the police to consider progression to ABE interviews. To have a good depth of understanding and knowledge of child development and child protection procedures. Have knowledge or experience of the Signs of Safety model and have experience of direct work with children, young people and families within a statutory setting

Benefits of the role:

  • A stable and positive team
  • Supportive management  regular supervision 
  • A varied caseload
  • Good staff retention 

The successful social worker will have experience of:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Liaising with other agencies
  • Holding complex cases
  • Working with children on Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need.
  • Attending Court
  • Initial statements for Court
  • Children and Family assessments
  • Working with new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Section 47's
  • Core Assessment
  • Child protection meetings 
  • Case conferences 
  • Attending LAC Reviews

As a Referral & Assessment social worker, you must be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a full, clean license  

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid quicker 
  • 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 Ormand

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