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Social Worker - Looked After Children - LAC

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

Social Worker - Looked After Children - LAC - Tameside - £28ph 

Weekly hours of work: 36 

We are looking for an experienced LAC Social Worker to join a Looked After Children's Team in Tameside. Successful candidates need experience of LAC/ Court/ Long Term Work and this experience must be post-qualified. Candidates will also need to hit the ground running and therefore only post-qualified and experienced candidates will be considered.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Excellent rate of pay 
  • CV Enhancement 
  • Long contracts available 

The main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Completing statutory visits to looked after children and ensuring their needs are met within their agreed placements and their voice is heard and incorporated into all planning 
  • Seeing the child/young person alone and seeing their bedroom as part of all statutory visits 
  • Completing relevant and up to date assessments to inform planning for all looked after children 
  • Completing court statements and attending court where necessary 
  • Completion of pathway assessment for children due to transition to leaving care team
  • Facilitating and providing evidence for care planning meetings where necessary 
  • Ensuring PEP reviews are attended regularly Updating ICS system to ensure all relevant plans and actions are evidenced 
  • Ensuring written evidence of all work is completed in a timely manner 
  • Working closely with family and other professionals to ensure the holistic needs of all Looked after children are met. 
  • Working as part of a team and being part of a duty rota system. 
  • Working flexibly in order to meet the needs and of the service. 

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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