Qualified Social Worker, Waltham Forrest Council, Children's Looked Af

Entrust Social Care Ltd
11 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of children under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Social workers experienced in working with LAC and Care Leavers
• Experience of supervising cases
• Leading a Practice Support Group (PSG) operating as a social work unit of multi-disciplinary staff
• Social workers within the PSG manage a range of children in care and leaving care cases which range in complexity
• The Advanced Practitioner supervises cases as part of regular group supervision and support colleagues in the PSG reporting to the Team Manager and holding accountability for ensuring the safety of the children and young people allocated to the PSG
• Assessments
• Home Visits
• Court Work
• Liaise with other professionals
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• GBP20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth GBP500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to GBP250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

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