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Qualified Social worker in a Child Protection team

Job Title: Qualified Social worker in a Child Protection team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southend on Sea
Industry:
Salary: £32 - 35 per hour
REF: LukeHC343435
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email: Enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social worker in a Child Protection team to work with one of our clients based in Southend. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp Contract

Pay rate up to £35ph

Job Purpose

To provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities. To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed. To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans. Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing a complex child protection caseload, including managing the risk on a caseload of children.
  • Completing  investigations
  • Completing initial assessments, core assessments where necessary
  • Court work including writing reports, statements and being an expert witness
  • Child protection case conferences
  • Statutory looked after children reviews
  • Managing your time and caseload with accurate timekeeping and information recording

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 lukem@4recruitmentservices.com