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Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children's Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children's Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancaster
Salary: £24 - 37 per hour
REF: LukemHC897
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children's Team to work with one of our clients based in Lancaster. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift times may vary

Temp contract

Pay rates between £24 - £37ph (Depending on experience)

Job Purpose

Qualified Social worker required for the CLA (CIOC) /Court Team. It requires working from home due to the current situation with Covid-19, however, is expected to complete statutory visits and any other visits/meeting as required. Court experience required and looking for candidate with lots of CLA (CIOC) experience

Key Responsibilities

  • To undertake statutory social work with children who are Looked After, providing support, assessment of their ongoing and changing needs and interventions which will secure their welfare
  • To undertake assessments of the needs of children, their families and formulate plans for those children in accordance with statutory responsibilities and departmental policies.
  • Attend any Court hearings as appropriate and give evidence when necessary.
  • To ensure timescales are met for Court reports and panel papers when necessary
  • To ensure each child has a detailed Care Plan which can be presented to Review, in consultation with the team manager
  • To promote placement stability and permanence for looked after children.
  • To maximise the life chances of looked after children through education, health care and leisure opportunities
  • To ensure child protection procedures and processes are followed in relation to looked after children

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