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Social Worker – Wakefield – Children in Care

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an experienced Social Worker to join our client’s Children in Care Team in Wakefield.
As a successful Social Worker, you will be undertaking statutory visits to young people, preparing for, and attending CIC meetings, progressing/developing Care and Pathway Plans and assessing the needs of children and young people.

Your benefits as a Social Worker:

  • Caseloads are manageable (approx 20)
  • £35 – £39 per hour
  • Highly supportive team and management
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

What will you be doing as a Social Worker in Wakefield?

  • 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.

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

  • 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 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 £250 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.



Social Worker – Wakefield – Children in Care

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £35 - £39 phr
Type: Temporary