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Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Oldham
Salary:
£26.88 per hour
Posted:
03/12/2018
Job Ref:
UHA82781

Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children - Oldham  - up to £26.88p/h

A senior social worker is required in Oldham on the looked after children team. The successful applicant will be carrying a caseload of looked after children and be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory 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 

The main duties and responsibilities as a Senior Social Worker are as follows:

  • Completing statutory visits to looked after children
  • Ensuring 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 which informs planning 
  • Completing pathway assessments 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

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Qualified as a social worker
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Extensive post-qualified experience

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 schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01612356960
Contact: Usman Hameed

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