Children's Social Worker

  • Location:

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Madge Smith

  • Contact email:

    madge.smith@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/507532

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-20

  • Startdate:

    16/09/2019


Social Worker - Various Children's Social Work Teams
£28.00 - 31.00 per hour
Sheffield Area

Search is looking to recruit experienced and dedicated social workers to work full time within various Children's Teams across Sheffield. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services. .

The successful candidate will be joining a busy well-established and supportive team.

Responsibilities of the role include:

* Managing complex caseloads
* Initial and core assessments
* Take responsibility for safeguarding children in the setting
* Working with children on the Child Protection Register, Looked after Children, Children in Need and Children with Disabilities
* Child protection Care proceedings
* Attending Court
* Written Court Reports
* Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
* Child protection meetings
* Case conferences
* Attending LAC Reviews

Benefits of the role as a Children's Social Worker:
* Competitive pay rates
* Long contracts available
* Well performing local authority
* Supportive team
* Good reputation

Minimum requirements:

* Social Work Qualification
* 2 years post qualifying experience
* HCPC registered
* Eligible to work in the UK
* DBS/CRB
* References

Search Consultancy operates a competitive referral scheme whereby we award £200 to any Qualified Social Worker who goes on to work at least 3 weeks in a temporary position. Please call Madge on 0161 835 8772 for further details.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age