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Qualified Social Worker - Family Intervention Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Family Intervention Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: £38 - 40 per hour
REF: LMHC523423
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - Family Intervention Team. You will be working in Reading for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rates up to £40ph

Key Responsibilites

  • Undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children and young people
  • Work within BFfC policy procedures and good practice guidelines in order to most effectively meet the needs of the children and families allocated to you
  • To work with children, young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions and engender change, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with service users and other professionals
  • To keep up to date with contemporary issues in children’s social work including legislation and evidence based practice, and to attend relevant training and development opportunities
  • To liaise with colleagues in own, other directorates, and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities, and jointly plan and deliver interventions
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records, and write reports as necessary. If required, give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings
  • Participate in planning and/or reviewing the cases of children in care, and supervise fostering/adoption arrangements
  • To act as lead professional with regards to Core groups, etc, and lead and monitor multi-agency actions and objectives
  • When working with families, recognise, monitor and assess risk, and escalate risk to supervisors in a timely manner to plan mitigating actions
  • To work in a manner which is consistent with, and upholds, BFfC Equal Opportunities policy

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 Liam Murphy on