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Qualified Social Worker | Front Door/Referral & Assessment (Children's) | Ashford

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker | Front Door/Referral & Assessment (Children's) | Ashford
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ashford
Salary: Salary is £28 - 32 per hour (Depending on Experience)
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
Contact Name: Max Catherall
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker | Front Door/Referral & Assessment (Children's) | Ashford

Part-Time | 3 Days | 08:30 till 17:00

We require an experienced Social Worker to work within a Referral & Assessment/Front Door Children’s Services Team based in Ashford. To be successful for this role, you are required to have a minimum of 2 years recent Social Worker experience of working within a Front Door/R&A Children’s Team.

This is an office based job, dealing with initial referrals that have been identified as meeting the required level of need to go through to the District SW Team but require some tasks to be completed prior to the transfer of the case on the IT system. 

The successful Qualified Social Worker will have experience of:

  • Front Door Childrens Services
  • 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 is £28 - 32 per hour (Depending on Experience)

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 Max Catherall on 0208 514 9176.