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Social Worker – Northamptonshire – Long Term Children in Care

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Long Term Children in Care Team based in Northamptonshire.

As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for complex cases, ensuring children’s safety and supporting them towards independence, while fulfilling the council’s obligations as a corporate parent. You will also be involved in permanency planning for children, ensuring their holistic needs are met in their long-term placement

Your benefits as a Long Term Children in Care Social Worker:

  • Excellent starting salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Recruitment bonus of £4,000
  • Flexible working
  • Training and progression

Your duties as a Long Term Children in Care Social Worker:

  • Assess, plan, review and provide support to a child, family or carer with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate legal frameworks, policy, and guidance
  • Work collaboratively, building effective working relationships with other professionals, internally and externally.
  • Carry out an assessment or enquiry and plan responses to safeguard a child from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
  • Arrange appropriate alternative care (including, where appropriate a permanent home) in collaboration with children, young people, and their parents/carers where the parents/carers cannot care for them.
  • Maintain up to date, accurate and high-quality records of activity on cases.
  • Participate in a range of planning and decision-making forums including case discussions, Strategy Meetings, Legal Planning meetings, Child Protection Conferences, Statutory Reviews
  • Write court reports and give evidence in relation to children at risk during legal proceeding.

Your requirements as a Long Term Children in Care Social Worker:

  • Qualified Social Worker, with a valid Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience in Children’s Services 

JM-158781

Social Worker – Northamptonshire – Long Term Children in Care

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £34,829 - £37,982 pa
Type: Permanent