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Permanent Child Protection Social Worker - South East Coast

Job Title: Permanent Child Protection Social Worker - South East Coast
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £31,371 - 36,876 per year
Contact Name: Billy Fagg
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Permanent Child Protection Social Worker

Department: Children’s Services

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £31,371 - £36876  

Main Purpose of the Job

  • To provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities. To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide an efficient and cost-effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.
  • To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans. Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice
  • To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs.
  • To ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements and the Council’s policies and procedure
  • To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts.
  • To ensure the Team Manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as ad when necessary.
  • Where appropriate to act as the duty worker for the team, responding to queries and issues.
  • To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.
  • To proactively liaise with and work in partnership other agencies and organisations, parents and carers.
  • To attend conferences, reviews and court as required for each case presenting the Council plans and opinions with professionalism and integrity.
  • To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required which are appropriate for grades of posts up to and including the grade of this post. This will include covering for other posts


  • £1000 market supplement and £2000 on top of their salary after their first year, every year that they stay at the council.
  • Up to £8000 toward relocation packages

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Billy on