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Qualified Social Worker - Permanence Team

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Permanence Team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wirral
Salary: £32 per hour
REF: LukeMHC5345
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a number of Qualified Social Worker - Permanence Team to work with one of our clients based in Wirral. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rates paying £32ph

Job Purpose

Wirral is a great place to work. We are a supportive and nurturing Council, committed to developing and progressing our social care workforce so that they can achieve their ambition and thrive. We want our social workers to have the support, freedom, equipment and resources to do their best possible work. We give you the tools you need to succeed and trust you to use them as you see fit. You’ll join a close-knit team of like-minded, enthusiastic professionals, striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children. Our Permanence Service, is making excellent progress on its journey to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people across the Borough. Keeping children safe, protected and supported continues to be central to everything we do. We offer a fair and manageable case load across all teams, an agile working kit, allowing you to work flexibly and remotely and we also offer agency staff the opportunity to access training just like permanent staff. Social Workers within the Permanence Service will work with child, young people and their families from the initial assessment, through to determining a long term plan, offering stability to the case and consistency throughout. At Wirral we support you in honing and developing your skills, including working in partnership with other professionals, including court work. Wirral Council and its partners have pledged to #bethedifference for children young people and families of Wirral. To do this, Wirral is embarking on a significant program of regeneration and urban development which will bring new infrastructure and opportunity across the borough.

Key Responsibilites

  • To undertake an assessment of the child and to complete all necessary documents relating to children in care

  • To liaise with relevant members of the child’s birth family to ascertain their views and to gather relevant information

  • To ensure all relevant information is available in order to assess the child’s needs and to facilitate the search for an appropriate placement

  • To prepare the child for permanency

  • To contribute to the planning of introductions of the child to the prospective carer and support the child during the introduction proces

  • To supervise the child in the placement and complete all necessary statutory duties relevant to the placement

  • To keep up to date and organised case files in line with departmental policies

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