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St. Helens - Duty & Assessment Social Worker

Job Title: St. Helens - Duty & Assessment Social Worker
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: St Helens
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Salary: £42 per hour
REF: DCLM250720224
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email: deannac@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

St. Helens Council

Duty & Assessment Social Worker

£42 per hour

A duty social worker is currently required. The Social worker will respond to referrals received from MASH and undertake assessments  set to timescales no longer than 45 days. A duty social worker will be responsible for identifying needs and working with children and families to offer support and implements plans. The social worker will need experience of working with children and families in a safeguarding setting, and a range of skills and knowledge in dealing with section 47 enquiries, CIN, assessments, planning and working with professionals to support children and their families.   The range of work involves working with children on child in need plans for a short term basis until step down, or step up to ICPC at this juncture cases would transfer to the longer term assessment service. The social worker will need to demonstrate effective communication skills and preferably have some experience of signs of safety ( although this is not essential) . The social worker will be able to work from both home and the office ( preferably 2 days a week in office  or full week if on duty) . The social worker will work 1  week in 4 of being on duty.