Social Worker

  • Location:

    Blyth, Northumberland

  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Contact:

    Anca Stroe

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We have an excellent opportunity in Northumberland for an experienced Social Worker Senior Practitioner who specialises in all areas of social work involving children. As a Social Worker - Children Senior Practitioner in Northumberland, you will be part of a team providing a statutory social work service in the region.

This senior Social Worker position is on a contract basis starting as soon as possible until the end of October 2020, subject to review. It comes with a competitive rate of £31 per hour.

Your goal in this senior child welfare social worker role will be to support children in times of crisis to help them remain with their families or with their identified carers. You will also provide direct social work intervention to children, young people and their families in the community.

The ideal Social Worker - Children Senior Practitioner, will have:
* A Social Work Degree
* Social Work England registration
* Experience with Children in Need, Child Protection and court cases
* Enhanced DBS and a clean driving license

You'll be working as part of a busy Social Working team, dealing with complex cases, and you can expect a reasonable amount of court prep and court work. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, our client is offering as much remote, flexible working as possible, although there will be occasions when you are needed in the office, or to perform visits in extreme cases.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out about other healthcare, social work and support worker roles, please contact Anca at Search's Manchester Branch.

The Health and Social Care division at Search Consultancy Ltd is one of the largest providers of temporary healthcare workers. Your dedicated consultant will provide advice and work with you to find the perfect job.

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