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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
24/03/2021
Job Ref:
KRA-130622

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Bracknell Forest Council - £35 per hour

Liquid Personnel currently have an opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team with Bracknell Forest Council.

The successful Social Worker will be carrying a caseload of looked after children and also be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, court work, and engaging with service users.

Benefits as a Looked after Children Social Worker include:

* Stable service
* Excellent commuting links
* Remote working
* Potential for flexible working with a condensed week
* Supportive Team Manager

Duties as a Looked after Children Social Worker include:

* Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
* 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 where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.

Requirements as a Looked after Children Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work
* Access to a car with driving licence

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: 01612356973
Contact: Kate Raistrick

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