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Social Worker - Child in Need

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
North West
Cheshire West and Chester
£26.82 per hour
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Social Worker - Children in Need - Cheshire West & Chester - £26.82 per hour

The children in need team in Cheshire west and Chester are currently looking for a Social Worker to join their team. They are looking for a Social Worker who is highly experienced in children’s social work, and who has recent involvement and experience within Children in Care, Child Protection Cases and Court Experience and recent assessment experience.

The benefits of this Senior Social Worker - Children in Need role include:

  • Supportive team
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Council rated good by OFSTED

As a Children in Need Senior Social Worker you will need to have experience of:

  • We require the following  person specification for a position of advanced/ experienced social worker for the Children in Need Team in Chester:  
  • must be able to complete Single Assessments in a timely and concise manner to inform decision making
  • must be able to gain children’s wishes and feelings, make observations of non-verbal children and their parents
  • must be able to complete sec 47 enquiries, assessing risks to children with sound knowledge of risk assessment tools
  • must be able to progress Child Protection Plans and Children in Need Plans in a timely and solution focused manner
  • must be  able to produce Initial Court Statements and progress initial Looked After Children Plans
  • Working knowledge of the Children Act 1989 and all subsequent amendments and related child care legislation is essential
  • Working knowledge of secondary practice guidance and assessment tools is essential to work in a child focused manner
  • must be able to meet deadlines without compromising the quality of assessments  
Essential Requirements:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Post-qualified experience

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: 01612356960
Contact: Usman Hameed

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