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Social Worker - Children's Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
East of England
£28 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children's Assessment - Luton - £28p/h

We are currently recruiting for a children's social worker for an assessment team in Luton, Bedfordshire. You will be receiving and co-ordinating complex referrals, undertaking the resulting assessments/devising care plans, arranging action and reviewing services for children and families. You must have statutory experience in children's services in order to apply for this role. 

Benefits of this Assessment role:

  • Laptop and phone provided
  • Regular supervision
  • Autonomy in role 
  • Training opportunities 
  • Long term contracts available  

Your responsibilities as a Children's Assessment Social Worker include:

  • Completing professional assessments of need and risk
  • Using the Department of Health and Luton Borough Council criteria for children in need and significant harm
  • Co-ordinating the multi agency approach to prevent and address child protection issues and children in need
  • Undertaking statutory duties under the Children Act 1989 and other legislation and guidance
  • Carrying out court orders and attending court as the Council's representative
  • Planning professional intervention using the appropriate available resources
  • Promoting anti discriminatory practice and the empowerment of service users
  • Keeping appropriate case records, statistics and information  
  • Ensuring that the needs of service users are regularly reviewed and changed 

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registered
  • Post qualifying experience in children's services
  • Social work qualification
  • Eligible 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  
  • “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 6823
Contact: Chloe Fenton

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