Qualified Social Worker, Wirral Council, Children’s Permanence & Assessment Team

Wirral

Ref: EN124-547

Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Model.Content.SpecialistArea.Name
Location: Wirral
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN124-547

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Wirral Council, Children’s Permanence & Assessment Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

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:

• work with child, young people and their families from the initial assessment, through to determining a long term plan, offering stability to the case and consistency throughout
• Wirral Council and its partners have pledged to#be the difference for children young people and families of Wirral. To do this, Wirral is embarking on a significant program of regeneration and urban development which will bring new infrastructure and opportunity across the borough
• Our Permanance Service, is making excellent progress on its journey to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people across the Borough. Keeping children safe, protected and supported continues to be central to everything we do.  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
• 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
• 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
• Liaise with other professionals
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

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Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 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 £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)
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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.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530