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CAST Senior Social Worker

  • Salary: Up to £40 per hour
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Date posted: 07-11-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006911_1573139058

Hampshire County Council are looking for a Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team Senior Social Worker to join on a Locum basis.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience in a CAST team or frontline Children's work. Being able to work effectively with both parents and children is important to be successful in this role.

Benefits for you as a CAST Senior Social Worker:

  • Flexible working scheme
  • Easily accessible via the M3 or M4
  • Easy accessibility from Basingstoke Railway Station
  • Highly Competitive pay rates

Your responsibilities as a CAST Senior Social Worker:

  • Working with families and children to effectively build their resilience together
  • Working with children and families on a long term, Children in Need basis - escalating to court work when it is necessary to remove a child from a home environment
  • Undertaking Child and Parenting Assessments
  • Be able to make decisions based on visits in line with valid legislations
  • Work well with other teams such as the MASH team when cases are transferred

Requirements of you as a CAST Senior Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of a CAST role
  • Valid UK Driving Licence with own vehicle

Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire

Salary: up to £40.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!