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Social Worker or Senior Practitioner - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Child Protection, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Gravesend, Kent
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
09/08/2018
Job Ref:
DPO-75845

Social Worker or Senior Practitioner - Children in Care Team  - Gravesend, Kent - Up to £32 per hour for SW or £35 per hour for SP

Our client in Gravesend, Kent required an experienced Social Worker or Senior Practitioner to join their Children in Care Team. Within this Social Worker or Senior Practitioner role you will manage a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity. These caseloads will include 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 successful Social Worker should be working in line with the Competency Framework.

 Benefits of this Social Worker or Senior Practitioner 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

Main duties and responsibilities as a Social Worker or Senior Practitioner:

  • 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.
  • Maintain a personal awareness of legislation, departmental and corporate policies and procedures, particularly those relating to Looked After Children, Children in Need and Child Protection, acting in line with these to ensure consistency and a high quality of service delivery across the Directorate.
  • Recruit, train, assess and support adoptive parents and foster carers to ensure that there is a suitable range of placements to meet the needs of children within the District and across the County and to facilitate the adoption and fostering process.

As a Social Worker or Senior Practitioner, you will be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Experienced in similar roles

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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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: 0207 167 6807
Contact: Danny Potter

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