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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children/ Permanence

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services
Senior Social Worker
North West
St Helens
£27.89 per hour
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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children/Permanence - St Helens - £27.89ph  

We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to work with LAC in a plan for permanence Team including long term fostering, adoption and SGO. This team also support care leavers.

The allocated Social Worker is responsible for working with a range of partners to secure the best possible outcomes for our looked after children. 

Successful candidates must have previous experience working in a Looked After Childrens Team and / or Fostering & Adoption Team.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Senior Social Worker:

  • Excellent rate of pay  
  • Chance for experienced Social Workers to progress into a Senior role  
  • Great management support  
  • Long term contracts available  
  • CV enhancement  

Main duties as a Looked After Children Senior Practitioner: 

  • Undertaking statutory Visits to looked after children and ensuring the child’s voice is heard. 
  • Completing relevant and up to date assessments and plans 
  • Completing court statements and also attending court where necessary. 
  • Completing pathway assessments for young people for transition to leaving care. 
  • Facilitating and providing evidence for care planning 
  • Ensuring PEP reviews are attended 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Work full time on a permanence team managing a case load of children who are looked after by the local authority 
  • Undertake statutory duties including visits and review meetings 

You will 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 *

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 schemes.

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

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