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Senior Social Worker - Children in Care Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Senior Social Worker
East Midlands
Derby, Derbyshire
£32 to £32 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £32 per hour
Job Ref:

Senior Social Worker - Children in Care Team - Derby City - £32 per hour

We are currently recruiting for a new role as a Senior Social Worker to join a children's care team in Derby City.

The successful children in care Senior Social Worker will meet statutory requirements which are in place to safeguard our children and young people, along with ensuring they have the best possible support to enable them to achieve their best outcomes.

Derby Council expect that the voice of their children and young people is embedded into their care plans and considered when decisions are made which will affect them.

Benefits of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* Excellent rate of pay
* Good transport links
* Supportive team management
* Regular supervision
* Friendly team culture
* Access to additional support services
* Potential for long term placements

Responsibilities for this Senior Social Worker role include:

* Conducting single assessments in a timely and concise manner to inform decision making
* Gaining children's wishes and feelings, make observations of non-verbal children and their parents
* Court experience and progress initial looked after children plans
* Knowledge of the Children's Act 1989 and all subsequent amendments and related child care legislation
* Knowledge of secondary practise guidance and using assessment tools
* Work in a child focused manner and meeting deadlines without compromising the quality of assessments

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* 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: 01612387497
Contact: Cameron Stewart

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