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Social Worker - Permanence Team Together for Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
North East
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
£27.50 to £27.50 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £27.50 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Permanence Team Together for Children - Sunderland - £27.50 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join a Permanence Team Together for Children Team based in Sunderland.

The successful Social Worker will have experience in carrying out assessments of Children in Need, Children in Need of Protection and Cared for Children. You will have experience of undertaking direct work with children and their families. You will work in accordance with established policies and procedures of Together for Children and Sunderland Safeguarding Board.

Benefits of this Social Worker role include:

* Stable authority
* Manageable caseloads
* Business administration support
* Child & Family Workers based within the team.
* Regular supervision
* 12 month contract

Duties of this Social Worker role include supporting the following:

* To manage an assigned caseload of children and families, independently in compliance with agreed casework objectives, assessing and managing risks appropriately, and in accordance with statutory regulations and guidelines
* To investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse or ill treatment of children undertake assessments and where appropriate arrange accommodation or children and young people maintaining appropriate personal/professional boundaries
* To work to a range of legal options to support investigation and protection; if required give evidence in court; using contingency planning to plan for changing circumstances
* To liaise with colleagues in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning
* To work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to formulate care plans in partnership based on their assessment of need
* To undertake direct social work responsibilities as an allocated worker to children and families assigned to monitor and review the implementation of care plans, ensuring that the services being provided are meeting the assessed need and the provision remains within any agreed costs
* To prepare record, maintain case records and other information in accordance with child protection procedures and timescales

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

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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