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Experienced Social Worker – Derbyshire Chesterfield – Court Team – £36 per hour

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting an experience Qualified Social Worker to join the Child Protection team in Chesterfield.

As an Experienced Social Worker, you will:

  • To manage an allocated caseload, which includes the management and decision-making involved with cases, some being high complexity and/or high-risk cases. These may be related to Child protection/ Care & Support/ Deprivation of liberty /cases subject to Court action/ school attendance, providing social worker support to adults / adults at risk and children / children at risk and their families and carers
  • To undertake assessments, design care and support plans and other appropriate plans e.g. Education plans and determine the provision of external support from appropriate providers within allocated budget parameters
  • To work in partnership with all services to ensure best use and deployment of resources. To adapt and apply Social Worker techniques to ensure approach meets the needs of the individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support and work both independently and in partnership with others
  • To promote positive outcomes by taking appropriate action in the provision of professional support, advice and decisions to ensure that all individuals referred have a plan based on an assessment of need and that such plans are evidence based, recorded, reviewed and modified as appropriate
  • To work to protect the interests, promote and safeguard the welfare of Adults/ adults at risk and children/ children at risk. Where required take actions to safeguard Adults and Children at immediate risk of harm and make decisions in the best interest of the adult/ child
  • Postholders allocated to a Team which operates a duty system, will be required to undertake duty on a rota basis, respond immediately and effectively to cases that arise, understanding the recording system to identify the case and those who may/may not be involved including other professionals, undertaking assessments and planning around immediate crisis responses to ensure proportionate response to the situation, whilst recognizing and managing potential risks. To be a role model and share good practice, advice and support to enable team colleagues, new social workers/ students to learn, develop and progress their careers within the team. This will include supervision, assessment and mentoring of social work students / social workers undertaking other social worker qualifications, co-working on cases and supporting the service’s quality assurance by auditing and sampling of files and practice
  • Responsible for decision making with regards to individuals’ ‘best interest’, including carrying out best interest assessments (Deprivation of Liberty / liberty protection Safeguards assessments) preparing court reports and attending court where appropriate and is required to alongside Team Manager/ Assistant Team Managers, be responsible for chairing care and support, continuing health care or safeguarding meetings

As an experienced Social Worker, you are required to:

  • Hold a Social Work England registration.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Hold a full UK licence.
  • Social Work Qualification, degree or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a social worker within children’s services.

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll and an internal ‘hours’ team
  • 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 £500 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

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*  

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List. 

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Experienced Social Worker – Derbyshire Chesterfield – Court Team – £36 per hour

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: £36 - £36 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum
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Experienced Social Worker – Derbyshire Chesterfield – Court Team – £36 per hour


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We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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