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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Social Worker
East of England
£32,470 to £42,306 per annum
Salary Description:
£32470.00 - £42306.00 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Hertfordshire - Up to £42,306 Per Annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced social worker or senior social worker for a permanent role within a busy looked after children team for a client based in Hertfordshire. The successful candidate will be focused on helping children and their families to change their lives for the better. In depth knowledge of relevant childcare legislation and post-qualified experience of casework in assessments is essential for this role.

The ideal applicant will have strong written and verbal skills as you will need to prepare and deliver care proceedings to conferences and court hearings. In return, this client will offer excellent learning and development opportunities, regular supervision meetings and an approachable and supportive management team.

Benefits of this LAC Role:

* Competitive salary up to £42,306 per annum depending on experience (includes market forces payment of up to £4,000)
* Welcome payment of £1000 for all external appointments
* Relocation expenses of up to £6000
* Car lease scheme
* Free parking at all of our sites
* Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
* Childcare vouchers
* Up to 33 days annual leave entitlement
* Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out

Duties of this LAC Role:

* Be a part of one of six looked after children teams in Hertfordshire
* To provide a range of support for young people to help them come to terms with what has happened in their lives
* Provide them with a permanent home and help them prepare for work and independence
* Be fully committed to working in partnership with young people; their parents and other professionals to provide and develop services to ensure their health needs are attended to and help them catch up with their school work
* Ensure that you work closely with our children in care council who are a group of young people who have experienced being in care and help us to continually improve the way we promote the best interests of children

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Qualified as either a social worker and/or senior social worker

For more information please contact


Contact Details:
Tel: 07900111413
Contact: Nina Brun

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