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Social Worker - Looked after Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
Wales
Location:
Flintshire
Salary:
£32 per hour
Posted:
12/02/2021
Job Ref:
ECO-127844

Social Worker - Looked after Children – Flintshire - £32 per hour

We are currently looking for a qualified, experienced Children’s Social Worker to provide support to looked after children and young people in Flintshire, ensuring that their emotional, educational and social needs are met. You will be a Registered Social Worker who has experience of working in a Looked After Children Team. 

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

  • Stable authority
  • Long term contracts available
  • CV enhancement
  • Regular Supervision

Key responsibilities as a Social Worker:

  • Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
  • Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
  • Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
  • Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
  • Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.
  • Recognised by peers as a source of reliable knowledge and advise others.

 Requirements of this Social Worker role include:

  • Registered with Social Work England
  • Degree/qualification in Social Work
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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: 0161 238 7491
Contact: Emma Cousins

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