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Social Worker - Families First

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need, Family Support
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North East
Location:
County Durham
Salary:
£31 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £31 per hour
Posted:
03/03/2021
Job Ref:
AB-121773

Social Worker - Families First - County Durham - £31 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join a Families First Team based in County Durham.

Your expertise will support families, help keep children safe and enable them to thrive. The Families First teams are statutory teams responsible for children and young people from the point of referral to the point of permanence. In these teams you will complete single assessments, work with children on a Child in Need basis, undertake Child Protection Work and enquiries under Section 47, as well as Public and Private Law.

Benefits of this Social Worker role include:

* Combination of home and office working
* Long term contracts available
* Mixture of virtual, doorstep and home visits based on risk
* Supportive team and management

Duties of this Social Worker role include supporting the following:

* Communicate clearly and sensitively, building effective relationships with children, young people and families and other professionals. Listen to their views and enable their full participation in assessment, planning, and review
* Build and maintain high quality and appropriate professional relationships with children, young people and families to enable positive change to take place. Support children, young people and families even they are angry, hostile and resistant to change. Manage tensions between parents, carers and family members, in ways that show persistence, determination and professional confidence
* Promote optimal child development and be alert to signs that may indicate that the child is not meeting key developmental milestones, has been harmed or is at risk of harm
* Identify the impact of adult mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, physical ill health and disability on family functioning, social circumstances and child development
* Carry out in-depth and ongoing family assessment of social need and risk to children, with emphasis on parental capacity and capability to change. Ensure that the voice of the child is heard, and that families and partner agencies contribute in a meaningful way to the assessment

Essential Requirements of this Social Worker role include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK drivers' 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
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* 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 swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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: 01612387487
Contact: Alex Birkitt

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