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Social Worker - Children in Need

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Social Worker
East Midlands
Leicester, Leicestershire
£32 to £32 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £32 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Need - Leicester City Council - £32 per hour

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join the Children in Need Team for Leicester City Council.

The successful Social Worker will be joining a popular council to work for as a result of their excellent reviews from current employers.

Benefits as a Children in Need Social Worker include:

* Flexible working
* Manageable caseload
* Excellent management and team culture
* Reflective supervision
* Long term placements available
* Increased pay rate

Duties as a Children in Need Social Worker include:

* Maintaining case records, keeping case files well organised, up to date and able to provide concise and accurate information about a child's circumstances and plans.
* Provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence.
* Liaising effectively with other agency professionals.
* Provide and present concise reports about complex information in line with the requirements of the London Child Protection Procedures, and the court.
* Communicate effectively with children and their families, ensuring that their views and wishes are heard, and recorded accurately.
* Undertaking interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies.
* Establishing rapport and build a respectful, honest and trusted relationship with children and their families, particularly their parents or carers.
* Analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs.
* Develop and manage Child Protection Plans for all children on the Child Protection Register in line with child protection procedures.

Requirements as a Children in Need 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 543 6963
Contact: Jordan Glass

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