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Social Worker - Family Support

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Children In Need, Family Support
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
East of England
Location:
Thurrock, Essex
Salary:
£32 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
£32 - £35 per hour
Posted:
29/03/2021
Job Ref:
LDK-130892

Social Worker - Family Support - Thurrock - £32 to £35 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Family Support Team in Thurrock.

The successful Social Worker will be able to put their previous experience and skills towards planning, reviewing and providing support to a child with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate legal frameworks, policy and guidance.

Benefits as a Family Support Social Worker include:

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

Duties as a Family Support Social Worker include:

* Arrange appropriate alternative care (including, where appropriate a permanent home) in collaboration with children, young people and their parents/carers where the parents/carers cannot care for them.
* Assess, plan, review and provide support to a child, family or carer with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate legal frameworks, policy and guidance.
* Assess family functioning, providing help and support, when relationship breakdown threatens to impair the health or well-being of children at risk of abuse or neglect.
* Work collaboratively, building effective working relationships with other professionals, internally and externally to help children, young people and families improve and gain control of their lives when safety or ability to participate in their community is restricted.
* Carry out an assessment or enquiry and plan responses to safeguard a child from abuse, neglect or exploitation, building effective relationships with children, adults and families as appropriate, including intervention when information or circumstances suggest there may be a need to remove a child from their parents or carers.

Requirements as a Family Support 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 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: 0207 046 6217
Contact: London Children's Division

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