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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children
Social Worker
Calderdale, West Yorkshire
£25 to £25 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £25 per hour
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Calderdale - £25 per hour

A fantastic opportunity is available for an experienced Children's Social Worker to join Calderdale's Looked After Children Team. Calderdale provide a dedicated Social Work service for looked after children and this helps to build supportive and caring relationships to help them achieve stable and fulfilling childhoods

This role provides an opportunity for the successful Social Worker to be part of the delivery of a high-quality service, improving the lives of children, young people, and their families in the Calderdale area.

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* Flexible working and working arrangements to suit work-life balance
* Highest pay rate in the north east
* Long term contracts
* Access to up to date IT solutions

Duties of this Social Worker role:

* To undertake appropriate levels of assessments of need in line with national guidance, legislation, Health & Care Professionals Council codes of practice alongside departmental policies/procedures and guidance.
* To develop and implement plans to meet the assessed needs of children or adults and their families/carers and to undertake the role of allocated worker.
* To work in partnership with service users and carers in the assessment, planning and review of services.
* To work in partnership with other departments within the local authority, other statutory, voluntary, and independent agencies.
* To ensure that professional standards and practice are maintained and that responsibility for practice and decision making is undertaken commensurate with the level of experience, knowledge and grade.
* To be able to recognise safeguarding situations and report through agreed processes to enable appropriate action to be taken.
* To undertake the above operational duties with the addition of consistently undertaking safeguarding children investigations, court work and complex cases. Working with an increased level of autonomy in managing case work.

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registration
* Social Work qualified
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK drivers' licence
* Extensive post-qualified experience

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 676 0642
Contact: Adam Shaw

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