Children's Safeguarding Social Worker

Posted 22 September 2022
Salary £34 - £41 per hour
LocationPreston
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ5724_1663861394
Contact NameHannah Combrinck

Job description

The Lancashire County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Family Safeguarding Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a Safeguarding Team. The key to success in this role is to be able to start a contract confidently without the need for supervision.

Benefits for you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £41.00 per hour dependant on experience
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Family friendly employer, that allows you to balance family and work life
  • Hybrid working
  • Travel benefits: mileage paid

Your responsibilities as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Identify and safeguard children in need
  • Manage an allocated caseload relating to the safeguarding of children
  • Ensure the needs and wishes of children are fully addressed in the assessment and planning process
  • Gather information and make judgment on whether there is a need for intervention within the continuum of need and referral recorded with Children's Social Care
  • Comply with LCC and service-specific administrative and financial procedures including the maintenance of appropriate and up-to-date records.

Requirements of you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience in Children's Safeguarding
  • A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is preferred

Location: Lancashire

PAYE payment options available also



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