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Social Worker - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Maidstone, Kent
Salary:
£32 per hour
Posted:
12/04/2018
Job Ref:
DPO70826

Social Worker - Children in Care Team - Maidstone, Kent - Up to £32ph

We are currently in Manage a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity, involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action, contributing to the effective application of resources to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families.  The postholder should be working in line with the Competency Framework. Pay rates may differ dependent on experience.

 Benefits of the role:

  • 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
  • The opportunity to transfer to the Children in Care team after a short period of time

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage a Children & Families caseload to include complex and diverse cases, involving assessments, reviews and the preparation of welfare reports and court attendance, to effectively meet the needs of the client group, in line with the competency standards set out in the Competency Framework.  The caseload will be managed within the relevant framework of supervision dependent on the complexity of the case and post qualification experience of the post holder but all cases will involve difficult and distressing situations.
  • Contribute to and review the development of ongoing initiatives to achieve a more effective use of resources within Children & Families Services.
  • Initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility in order to facilitate effective service delivery.
  • Inform advise, counsel and support clients and carers, individually and in group settings, to relieve stress and modify attitudes of behaviour to meet the needs of the client.
  • Ensure that information systems, e.g. CAFIS, and client records are effectively maintained to provide up-to-date and accurate information, upon which decisions affecting service delivery can be made.

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 167 6807
Contact: Danny Potter

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