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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
North West
£26.88 per hour
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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children - Tameside  - Up to £26.88 per hour 

A senior social worker is required in Tameside on the Looked After Children team. This role requires candidates to have extensive post-qualified experience in statutory children's services. The successful applicant will be carrying a caseload of Looked after Children. You will also be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, Court Work, and engaging with service users.   

Benefits as a Looked After Children's Senior Social Worker:

  • Low case loads 
  • No court work 
  • Supportive management with regular supervision 
  • Small, tight-knit teams 

As a Looked after Children Social Worker your duties will include:

  • Looked After Children Reviews  
  • Attending Court and Court Reports  
  • Statutory Visits and Tasks  
  • Planned Meetings  
  • Working with Plans of Adoption and Attending Adoption Panels  
  • Case Management 

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 regularlyUpdating 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. 

Essential Requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility 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 schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01612356960
Contact: Usman Hameed

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