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Social Worker - Looked after Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
£35 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Looked after Children - Barnet - £35p/h

Our client is in need of a skilled social worker to join their looked after children service. The successful candidate will be joining a team based in the London borough of Barnet. In this role, you will be carrying out essential visits and assessments to ensure that the care needs of looked after children in Barnet are met to a high standard and in a timely manner.

Benefits of this London role:

  • Long term contracts
  • Supportive management 
  • Same training as permanent staff 
  • Low caseloads
  • Excellent transport links

The main duties of an LAC Social Worker are as follows:

  • Completing statutory visits to looked after children
  • Ensuring their needs are met and their voice is heard and incorporated into all planning
  • Completing relevant and up to date assessments which informs planning
  • Working as part of a team and being part of a duty rota system
  • Completing court statements and attending court where necessary
  • Updating ICS system to ensure all relevant plans and actions are evidenced
  • Ensuring written evidence of all work is completed in a timely manner
  • Facilitating and providing evidence for care planning meetings
  • Ensuring PEP reviews are attended regularly
  • Working closely with family and other professionals to ensure the holistic needs are met
  • Completing of pathway assessment for children due to transition to leaving care team

As a qualified Social Worker, you must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Post-qualified experience in a children's team
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A full UK license and 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: 0207 046 6214
Contact: Ray Birkett

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