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Social Worker - Children with Disabilities (Complex Need Team)

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children With Disabilities
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Blackpool
Salary:
£35 per hour
Posted:
24/01/2019
Job Ref:
ECO85567

Social Worker - Children with Disabilities (Complex Need Team) - Blackpool - £35p/h

A skilled social worker is needed to join Blackpool's children with disabilities (CWD) team who support children who have complex needs. You will be joining the larger SEND team which supports children with significant additional needs where you will need to assess and support families through some of the most complex times of their lives. You will be supported in this role by your practice development manager and team manager as required.

Direct CWD experience is not necessary as skills can be transferred from working in child protections and duty teams.

Benefits of this CWD role:

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Supportive management and team
  • Flexible working - Blackpool also run an early finish on a rotating basis so teams get to finish at 2pm on Fridays
  • Mobile working is also an option
  • Excellent transport links: Direct route along the M55/M6 and Blackpool North Rail Station close by
  • Modern parking directly opposite the town centres
  • Close to the beautiful Fylde Coast
  • Affordable housing with pretty towns and villages
  • Career development
  • Good work-life balance
  • Discounted gym membership
  • More funding and research put into Social Care to improve the journey for Children and help with resources for staff including: Better Start, £215m lottery funded scheme helping 0-3 year olds in Blackpool and working with a charity called Dartington Social Research Unit which is helping to create new, innovative approaches to Social Care

A Children with Disabilities Social Worker will:

  • Work directly with disabled children
  • Assess and review commissioned care packages
  • Have court proceedings as part of your case work
  • Cover and support duty
  • Carry out single assessments
  • Undertake child protection work, children in care work and high level child in need
  • Work with a ‘children first’ approach
  • Incorporate social inclusion principles, anti-oppressive practice and person centred ways

As a Social Worker, you will be:

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Qualified as a social worker
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Have a full UK licence with access to personal vehicle

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 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: 01612387491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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