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Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children With Disabilities
Social Worker
North West
£28 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children with Disabilities - Lancashire - £28ph 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced social workers to join the Children with Disabilities Team to cover areas of Preston, Chorley South Ribble and West Lancashire. You will need a minimum of 2 years practice experience in children's services and have thorough understanding of safeguarding procedures. Knowledge or experience of working with Children with Disabilities would be advantageous, but not essential. 

Experience would be desirable in the following areas:- PLO, Mental Capacity assessments and Deprivation of Liberty, Pathway planning, Transitions planning, CLA processes and CP processes. You will need to have excellent communication skills and be used to working in a multiagency way. Good understanding of the vulnerabilities of disabled children and the need for robust assessment is desirable, as is the need to be clear about commissioning and using resources equitably. 

Benefits as a Children with Disabilities Social Worker:

  • Excellent rate of pay 
  • Niche role 
  • CV Enhancement  
  • Long term contracts available 
  • Regular Supervision 

 It would be preferable for any applicants to have experience of: 

  • Liaising with other professionals
  • Relevant legislation
  • Holding complex cases
  • Working with children on Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Child protection Care proceedings
  • Attending Court
  • Court Reports
  • Working with new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Section 47s
  • Core Assessments
  • Child protection meetings
  • Case conferences
  • Attending LAC Reviews   

You will be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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 *

For more information please contact

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 scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 238 7491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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