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Social Worker - Strengthening & Supporting Families Team

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
North West
Location:
Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
01/04/2021
Job Ref:
LT-129760

Social Worker - Strengthening & Supporting Families Team - Blackpool - £35 per hour

An experienced Social Worker is required to join a Strengthening & Supporting Families Team based in Blackpool. You will have the opportunity to put your previous experience to good use whilst being surrounded by a strong supportive network of experienced social workers and managers.

As a worker you will be provided with a comprehensive induction, training, help and advice to enable you to reach your full potential.

Benefits of this Social Worker role include:

* Effective induction
* Excellent rate of pay
* Reflective Supervision
* Long term contracts available
* Clearly defined Practice Standards and Managers Standards
* Effective and supportive environment
* The right technology to undertake your role
* Efficient 'work-life balance' is encouraged
* Flexible/Remote Working

Responsibilities of this Social Worker role include:

* Work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning
* Identify risk of abuse and investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse or ill-treatment of children; undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children, young people
* Apply critical reflection and analysis to inform and provide a rationale for professional decision-making
* Use judgement and authority to intervene with individuals, families and communities to promote independence, provide support and prevent harm, neglect and abuse (PCF requirement)
* Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information and resources necessary for assessment and care planning activities
* Work to a range of legal options to support investigation and protection and give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings
* Lead Professional in assessing, planning and reviewing assessments and care plans of children subject to statutory intervention
* Ability to understand the Journey of the Child and plan for permanence with the child remaining central to all planning
* Manage an allocated caseload of complex cases and maintain all statutory responsibilities updating case notes and other records, write reports and maintain chronologies as required

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role include:

* Social Work England Registered
* Degree or equivalent in Social Work
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A full UK license holder

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.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 07535720012
Contact: Lewis Taylor

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