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Qualified Social Worker

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cumbria
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3
REF: CUMBRIA1452
Contact Name: Kannan Vasanthan
Contact Email: KannanV@RecruitmentServices.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker | Duty & Assessment (Children) | Cumbria

We require an experienced Social Worker to work within a Duty & Assessment/Children services Team based within Cumbria. To be successful for this role, you are required to have a minimum of 2 years recent Social Worker experience of working within a Duty & Assessment/Childrens Team.

The successful Social Worker will have experience of: 

  • Visiting and interviewing clients to make assessments.
  • Children's Services/Children in Need Experience
  • Assessing priorities and writing reports to develop care plans.
  • Accepting responsibility for actions in relation to the liberty or safety of clients in emergency situations.
  • Including carers and clients' families in the assessment process in line with the Equal Opportunities Act 2004.
  • Liaising with colleagues and other agencies as appropriate including domiciliary, day and residential services.
  • A hospital social work team which is focused on arranging safe and timely discharges for service users
  • Working on a duty Desk, Section 47s
  • Working in a high paced team, Initial Assessments
  • Liaising with Clients and Professionals/Agencies
  • Chairing Child Protection Core Groups
  • Supervised contact, Risk Assessments

To apply for this role you must have:

  • A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
  • Be HCPC Registered
  • Be eligible to work within the UK

Salary range is up to £37.00 per hour on a 3 month basis

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
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • 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 Kannan Vasanthan on 0208-911-1086