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Social Worker - Children in Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Looked After Children, Children In Need
Social Worker
West Midlands
£29.93 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Care - Dudley - £29.93 per hour

Dudley Metropolitan Borough have provided us with an exciting new opportunity where they are looking for Social Worker to join their Children in Care team. 

They are looking for 3 full-time Social Workers to join their Children in Care team. Previous Social Work experience and working with looked after children is necessary. The service consists of 4 Children in Care teams and 1 Care Leavers team. Dudley DMBC are pioneering the Centre for Professional Practice, which offers a high standard of training and regular workshops.

A minimum of 2 weeks' notice period will be required to terminate this contract. 

This notice period will enable a smooth transition from one worker to another with regards to our children, young people and families.  

Benefits of this role as a Children in Care Social Worker:

  • 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 some experience of:  

  • 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 license 

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: 0161 238 7497
Contact: Alex Warner

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