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Social Worker - Children's Assessment Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South West
Location:
Somerset
Salary:
£29,055 to £33,136 per annum
Salary Description:
£29055 - £33136 per annum
Posted:
11/02/2020
Job Ref:
ZD-81724

Social Worker - Children's Assessment Team - Somerset - £29,055 to £33,136 per annum

An exciting vacancy has become available in Somerset for a Social Worker with previous statutory experience, on the Assessment Team.

They will consider social workers from a variety of areas, which is ideal if you're interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field.

This is a great opportunity if you want to take a break from long term Child Protection but still utilise your skills.

The transformation journey is well underway in Somerset making it a great time to join a progressive authority who are committed to bringing fieldwork caseloads down to an average of 14, which is fewer than many other local authorities.

Offices are based in Bridgewater(North), Yeovil(South), Mendip(East) & Tauton(West) areas of Somerset.

Benefits of working for Somerset as a Children's Assessment Social Worker include:

* Access to Unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules).
* Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000
* Flexible Working scheme offering the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle - including mobile working.
* Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more.
* Access to their Childcare Voucher Scheme.

As a Children's 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

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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Contact Details:
Tel: 01619741673
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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