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Social Worker – Reading – Looked After Children

We are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team for Reading.

Benefits as a Social Worker include:

  • Generic Caseload
  • Brilliant Flexible working opportunities
  • Agile working
  • Clear career pathways

Duties as a Social Worker include:

  • Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
  • Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
  • Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families, and carers.
  • Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.

Further requirements:

As a social worker, you will Looked After Children up to age 14 and Cared for Children Permanency planning and court proceedings from the first hearing only – 3 sets of proceedings only also you will maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.

What we are looking for in a Social Worker include:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Why work with Liquid?

  • 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

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Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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HCK- 169379

Social Worker – Reading – Looked After Children

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Reading
Salary: £38 - £42 phr
Type: Temporary