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Senior Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team

Job Title: Senior Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: St Helens
Salary: Market related
REF: LukeMHC4335
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team to work with one of our clients based in ST Helens. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rate negotiable based on experience

Job Purpose

A Senior Social Worker is required for the Children with Disabilities Team (CWD) in St Helen's Council. The interim social worker will be expected to manage a case load of Child in Need, and potentially Children we Look After, and Child Protection cases. CWD accepts referrals for children with severe and profound disabilities and/or complex medical needs who require assessments of need and who may need social care packages of support. The social workers in the team will be responsible for establishing social care packages of support, for example direct payments or via commissioned services. We also safeguard the children supported by the team which can result in the initiation of safeguarding procedures, through to court proceedings and long term looked after children's work. We work closely with the SEND team and health professionals, for example the complex needs nursing team.

We require a senior social worker who has at least 3 years experience of working in a children's social care setting managing CIN, CP and CLA cases. Ideally the candidate will have worked with children with severe or profound disabilities but this is not an essential criteria. We require staff who have a working knowledge of Liquid Logic and who can demonstrate compliance with statutory responsibilities. We also require staff who have passion and determination to provide a quality and timely service to children and families.

In return we can offer a case load that is below the lower threshold expected of the service, regular supervision and a positive, supportive, and welcoming team.

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