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Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker – Somerset – Child Protection

We are looking for an experienced Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker to join a Child Protection Team based in Somerset.

The successful Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker will ideally have experience in the Child Protection or Assessment field, however they will consider social workers from a variety of areas, which is ideal if you’re interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field.

Benefits of this Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker role include:

  • Access to Unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules)
  • Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000
  • Flexible Working scheme offering the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle – including mobile working
  • Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more
  • Access to their Childcare Voucher Scheme

Responsibilities of this Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker role include:

  • Act as the lead professional in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases.  
  • Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR). 
  • Bring together and co-ordinate the team around the child to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding. 
  • Establish and develop collaborative working with allied health and social care practitioners from children’s and adults’ services. 
  • Promote and model effective working arrangements with schools, children’s centres and other settings.  

Essential requirements of this Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker role include:

  • You will need a relevant social work qualification and Social Work England registration
  • Legal right to work in the UK
  • Qualified as a social worker 
  • Completed AYSE
  • UK Driving License holder

 
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Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker – Somerset – Child Protection

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Somerset
Salary: £29,055 - £37,108 pa
Type: Permanent