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Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Hammersmith, London
Salary:
£32 to £34 per hour
Salary Description:
£32 - £34 per hour
Posted:
19/04/2021
Job Ref:
THEC-38

Social Worker - Referral and Assessment - Hammersmith - £32 to £34 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Referral and Assessment Team in Hammersmith.

The successful Social Worker will be able to utilise their previous knowledge and skills whilst working within a motivated and supportive team.

Benefits as a Referral and Assessment Social Worker include:

* Competitive pay rate
* Long contracts for good performance
* Supportive team and management
* Progression opportunities
* Flexible working available

Duties as a Referral and Assessment Social Worker include:

* Responsible for a complex case load of children and young people, conducting a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you're supporting.
* Whilst using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met, you will deliver quality children's plans in a pro-active and timely manner, with a strong emphasis on the child's voice.
* Promote and model effective working arrangements with schools, children's centres and other settings.
* Act as the lead professional in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases.
* Conducting formal supervision sessions and screening referrals.
* Working within current legislation, the City Council's policies and core values, and Departmental policies and procedures.
* Responsibility for a caseload, including cases which can be of a complex and challenging nature and undertake child protection investigations, case work for children in care and children in need, acting as the Lead Safeguarding Professional.
* Undertake accurate and sensitive assessments of Service Users, Carers and Families, where their situation could be complex and high-risk.
* Responsibility of completing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and updating Care & Support Plans through person-centred planning principles and relevant procedures.

Requirements as a Referral and Assessment Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Full UK licence holder
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work
* 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: 07496 559052
Contact: Tom Hegarty

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