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Social Worker - Permanence and Assessment and Intervention

Job Title: Social Worker - Permanence and Assessment and Intervention
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wirral
Salary: £32 per hour
REF: LukeMHC8473842
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker – Permanence and Assessment and Intervention to work with one of our clients based in Wirral. You will be working for the council.

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. Within both Assessment and Intervention and our Permanence, 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. At Wirral we support you in honing and developing your skills, including working in partnership with other professionals, court work and completing direct work using our supporting families, enhancing futures model. 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 programme of regeneration and urban development which will bring new infrastructure and opportunity across the Borough.

Monday - Friday 

Shift Times may vary

Temp contract 

Pay rates paying £32ph

Key Responsibilites

  • Ensure, in liaison and negotiation with professional partners, the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families; 
  • Manage an allocated workload relating to children, young people and families within the Locality (excluding child protection and court work for those not holding a social work qualification);
  • Prepare for, and participate in, planned work relating to court and court orders effectively and within appropriate timescales (regulatory considerations require the lead professional/key worker to be social work qualified);
  • Contribute to the assessment process in accordance with timescales and local protocol as laid down;
  • Share responsibility for planned intervention and service provision; 
  • Take part in formal case reviews, including child protection conferences and core groups, and other planning meetings as necessary; 
  • Comply with the Directorate’s administrative and financial procedures including the maintenance of appropriate records; 
  • Make full use of IT and computer systems utilised by the Directorate as and when required;
  • Attend, and contribute fully to, the supervision process, Professional Development Appraisal (PDA), and to attend in-house and/or external training courses; 
  • Be aware of, and responsive to, the differing needs of all groups within the community;
  • Be responsible for continued self learning and an updated knowledge of legislation, guidance and research findings in the relevant fields of work with children, young people and families;

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