Social Worker - Children with Disabilities - Southend - £28 Per Hour
Southend Council's Children with Disabilities Team are looking to appoint a locum social worker to provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities. To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods. You will support Children with Disabilities and their Families while maintaining a safeguarding approach to protecting children.
The council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via 2 train lines form Liverpool St and Fenchurch Street.
Benefits as a Social Worker:
* Competitive rates of pay
* Long contracts available
* Supportive team
* Low staff turnover
* Good reputation
* To be successful in this position, you must have a recognised Social Work qualification & be registered with Social Work for England
* Knowledge of child protection, looked after children and associated child in need social work practice issues
* Knowledge of methods of social work intervention
* Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations guidance & policy issues.Knowledge & understanding of the Framework for the assessment of children in need
* Evidence of continuing professional development inc experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families Practice experience of applying assessment skills within a statutory social work setting
* Good communication skills inc. verbal, written, negotiation and role modelling Good ICT skills
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 *
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