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Social Worker - Children's Front Door

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services
Social Worker
North West
St. Helens, Merseyside
£32,029 to £34,788 per annum
Salary Description:
£32029 - £34788 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children's Front Door - St. Helens - £32,029 - £34,788 per annum

We have a new opportunity available in St Helens for an experienced social worker to work in a children's front door team.

In order to fulfill the responsibilities of the role, the successful candidate will have the ability to respond flexibly and positively to the ever-changing pressures of a referral & assessment team. Your main duties will be to conduct initial assessments/section 47 investigations, as well as attending children in need meetings.

Located at the heart of England's North West - midway between the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, and within a 90-minute drive of the Lake District. St.Helens has a varied and growing affordable residential offer, ranging from town centre apartments to urban villages and rural located executive and family homes. Schools in the Borough obtain strong exam results and are experiencing year on year increases in performance. In short, St. Helens offers a quality of life that few locations can.

Benefits as a Children's Referral & Assessment Social Worker:

* Recruitment and Retention allowance of up to £2000
* Free parking
* Generous annual leave
* Huge investments in Child's Services
* A strong, permanent senior management structure
* Low average caseloads for Social Workers
* No hot desks
* A positive, open and working environment
* Attractive salary and relocation package
* Excellent pension scheme

As a Children's Referral & Assessment Social Worker you will have experience of:

* Initial/Core Assessments
* Section 17s, Section 7s and Section 47s
* Attending LAC Reviews
* Attending Children in Need Meetings
* Attending Pre Birth Conferences
* Supervised contact
* Child protection visits

As a Children's Referral and Assessment Social Worker you will be:

* Post-qualified experience
* HCPC registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A full UK license holder

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1670
Contact: Kelsey Longley

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