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Qualified Social Worker – Barnsley – Child Protection Team – £35- £40 per hour

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting experienced Qualified Social Workers to join a busy team at a Barnsley based within the Child Protection team. To be successful in this role you must have Social Work England registration, be eligible to work in the UK, hold a qualification in Social Work at degree level, and have post-qualified experience.   

Primary Responsibilities as a Child Protection Social Worker:  

  1. Case Management:
    • Conduct assessments and investigations related to child protection cases
    • Develop and implement care plans for children and families
    • Collaborate with other professionals, including parents, social workers, and legal representatives
    • Attend court hearings and provide evidence when necessary
  2. Safeguarding:
    • Maintain a child-centered approach, ensuring the welfare and safety of every child.
    • Apply knowledge of safeguarding procedures and regulations.
    • Identify risks and take appropriate actions to protect children from harm
  3. Assessment and Reporting:
    • Assess family dynamics, risk factors, and protective factors.
    • Write clear and concise reports, including assessments, case notes, and court reports.
    • Participate in multi-agency meetings and contribute to child protection plans.
  4. Collaboration:
    • Work closely with colleagues, including other social workers, health professionals, and educators.
    • Liaise with external agencies, such as police, schools, and health services.
    • Provide support and guidance to foster carers and adoptive families.
  5. Professional Development:
    • Stay up-to-date with relevant legislation, policies, and best practices.
    • Attend training sessions and continuous professional development opportunities.
    • Uphold professional standards and adhere to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration requirements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential:
    • Qualified in a recognized social work degree (CQSW, DipSW, or equivalent).
    • Registration in SWE
    • Experience in social work with children and families

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong knowledge of fostering regulations, childcare law, and safeguarding issues

What we are looking for in a Qualified Social Worker: 

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK license
  • 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 £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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Qualified Social Worker – Barnsley – Child Protection Team – £35- £40 per hour

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £35 - £40 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum
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Qualified Social Worker – Barnsley – Child Protection Team – £35- £40 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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