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Social Worker/ Senior Practitioner - Families First Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment, Family Support
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
North East
£168.85 per day
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Social Worker (Senior Practitioner) - Families First Team - Durham - £168.85 per day

A senior social worker is required in Durham for their Families First team focusing on Family Support. Candidates are required to have a high level of social work experience in children and families caseloads. The successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate their ability to apply social work knowledge, use emotional intelligence and analytical skills and act with confidence in challenging social and family situations.

Benefits as a Senior Practitioner:

  • Flexible working
  • Free access to in-house training facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunities for home working
  • Designated admin support

As a Social Worker in a Family Support role you will:

  • Undertake activity in line with statutory requirements, legislation, procedures & guidance
  • Contribute to safeguarding investigations and child protection planning where appropriate
  • Complete reports to a high quality standard and within timescale 
  • Undertake social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality
  • Attend, and make relevant preparations for, any meetings/reviews in regard to case planning for children
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date record keeping (including electronic databases/client records) 
  • Facilitate the participation of parents, children & young people
  • Prepare for, and work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Previous, post-qualified experience
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly 
  • Twice weekly payroll 
  • 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: 0161 238 7487
Contact: Alex Birkitt

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