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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Social Worker
East Midlands
£36 to £36 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £36 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Northamptonshire - £36 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team in Northamptonshire.

The successful applicant will be carrying a caseload of looked after children. They will also be tasked with undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, court work, and engaging with service users.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

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

Duties as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

* Maintaining and updating case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
* Writing high quality reports as required and 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.
* Providing advice, support and early intervention, as necessary to promote independence.
* Responsibility for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
* Providing casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
* Participating in the planning / reviewing of cases.
* Developing and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
* Liaising with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.

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

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: 0161 235 6846
Contact: Home Counties Childrens Division

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