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Qualified Social Worker | Duty and Assessment | Lancaster

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker | Duty and Assessment | Lancaster
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Lancaster
Salary: Market related
Contact Name: Luke Mathurin
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Senior Social Worker | Duty and Assessment | Lancaster

4Recruitment Services require an experienced Social Worker to work within a Duty & Assessment Team based in Lancaster . To be successful for this role, you are required to have a minimum of 2 years recent Social Work experience of working within a Duty & Assessment Team based in Lancaster .

The successful Social Worker will have experience of:

  • To provide a service in line with statutory requirements and departmental priorities
  • To participate in training as required in the interests of the service overall and of career development
  • To participate in supervision
  • To participate in team meetings
  • To participate in emergency duty rota within specific role
  • To participate in written recording or using new technology where appropriate
  • Respond to public and other agencies by telephone, correspondence and direct contact in order to provide a service within departmental priorities
  • Liaise with relevant external agencies e.g. police, health authority etc
  • Liaise with relevant colleagues in other Divisions and Council Departments
  • To be responsible for individual client case planning in line with the professional standards of the Department
  • To be active in implementing the Council’s equal opportunities policy/in professional practice and service delivery
  • To be responsible for professional decisions within the Department’s priorities framework and in relation to specific procedural guideline referring to consultation within management
  • To undertake service development tasks as appropriate
  • To familiarise themselves with departmental policies and procedures

To apply for this role you must have:

  • A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of child care law and the ability to apply it to situations where children may be at risk or needing to be looked after
  • Be HCPC Registered
  • Frontline Child Protection & Care Experience
  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Be a car driver

Salary is £32ph

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 

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area – Please contact Luke Mathurin on 02085149134