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Social Worker - Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team (CAST)

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services
Social Worker
South East
£35 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team (CAST) - Hampshire - £35ph

We are currently looking for a Social Worker to join a Children's Assessment Team based in Hart and Aldershot. Each team has a Team manager, an Assistant Team manager, between 6 and 9 social workers and other professionals such a Children and Family Support worker, DV worker, a substance misuse worker and a perpetrator worker.  

The benefit of CAST is that Children and families have one worker instead of a change over from R&A to Child in Need. This provides greater continuity and helps outcomes to be achieved more efficiently  

CASTs form the basis of a new multi-disciplinary model of working with other disciplines and roles are: Children and Families Support Workers, FiT workers, CAMHs professionals, DV perpetrator workers 

Hampshire promote direct work with children and families and share resources across the county to do this. 

Benefits of this Social Work role:

  • Stable Team
  • Lower caseloads
  • Regular supervision
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Long term contract 
  • Opportunity to advance into management
  • Flexible Working approaches
  • Monthly peer supervision to look at resilience
  • Supervision is held monthly

You will have experience of:           

  • Working knowledge of the Children's Act 
  • Court Proceedings 
  • Child protection Care proceedings 
  • Attending Court & relevant reports 
  • Section 47s 
  • Core Assessments 
  • Child protection meetings 
  • Case conferences            

You will need to be:           

  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK  
  • A full UK licence 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 scheme

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6996
Contact: Amy Ormrod

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