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Qualified Social Worker - LAC & Leaving care Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - LAC & Leaving care Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £35 per hour
REF: LukeMHC4234343
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - LAC & Leaving care Team to work with one of our clients based in Gloucestershire. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rate up to £35ph

Job Purpose

We are looking to appoint,  part of the Looked After Children and Leaving Care Team an experienced, flexible, enthusiastic and conscientious Social Worker with  experience in managing complex cases (court cases,  child in need of care and support cases, child protection cases, looked after children cases,  adoption cases, transition to leaving care cases). 

The aim of the service is to secure Permanence for children who become Looked After and to ensure that children and young people are in placements which meet their needs, reflects their right to safety and security and encourage them to reach their full potential at every stage of their development.  This includes supporting all looked after children and young people to meet their full educational potential and to promote their health including their mental health.  If the care plan for the child is for adoption the team will work closely with the North Wales Adoption Service to identify a match and place the child with a new family. The primary focus of the work is to safeguard and promote the child’s wellbeing. 

Duties within the Looked After and Leaving care team will include  working with looked after children moving into independence, completing pathway  assessments  and plans and supporting  young people with  practical skills, access to training and  education.

You will be working closely with over agencies which include Education, Housing, Youth services and health.

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 Luke Mathurin on