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Senior Social Worker - Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Senior Social Worker
East Midlands
North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire
£32.06 to £32.06 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £32.06 per hour
Job Ref:

Senior Social Worker - Children - North East Lincolnshire - £32.06 per hour

We are currently looking for a highly experienced and knowledgeable Children's Social Worker to join a fantastic team in North East Lincolnshire.

The successful Senior Social Worker will provide quality social work services to vulnerable children, young people, and their families and/or carers in accordance with statutory legislation, Council procedures and departmental policy and guidance. You will also support and safeguard the most vulnerable children, including children in need, children in need of protection, children who are the subject of family proceedings and looked after children.

The benefits of this Senior Social Worker role:

* £32.06 per hour
* Relevant training and development opportunities
* Career progression opportunities
* Stable and supportive team

Duties as a Senior Social Worker:

* Independently manage a caseload of the most complex and contentious of cases, which could including the assessment, planning, implementation of Child in Need Plans, evaluation and review of appropriate action to ensure that appropriate resources are deployed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and their families within the required timescales.
* Undertake direct line management of social workers (Up to Level 2)
* Support less experienced team members with case management and decisions, personal and professional development and provide formal and informal mentoring.
* Deputise for the case supervisor in their absence, including oversight of team, support with case direction and attend meetings and panels as appropriate.
* Complete robust assessments of need using the Single Assessment Process including the gathering and analysis of information to inform judgements about risk of harm to children and young people.
* Monitor, review and reassess individual care and support packages and respond to changing needs and issues which arise.
* Work in partnership with other agencies to ensure individuals and families receive a co-ordinated response and services appropriate and proportionate to their assessed need and as appropriate, act as lead professional.
* Use a variety of evidence-based social work skills and methods to achieve specific objectives as agreed with service users, Case Supervisor and Team Manager.
* Undertake direct work with children, young people and their families and carers, taking into account their wishes and feelings and promoting child and family resilience which helps to reduce dependence upon services.
* Take necessary statutory, or other, action in relation to the liberty or safety of children, including emergency situations, liaising with other agencies when appropriate.

Essential requirements of this Senior Social Worker role:

* Social Work qualified, with extensive post qualified experience in Children's Services
* Social Work England registration
* The legal right to work in the UK

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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