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Experienced Social Worker - Initial Response Team

  • Salary: Up to £38 per hour
  • Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Date posted: 29-04-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00008446_1588170550

Devon County Council are looking for an Experienced Social Worker to join their Initial Response team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have good knowledge and experience in an Initial Response environment and be able to make effective decisions concerning the futures of children and young people. Your role is vital to families and children in need of aid as one of the first points of access to help.

Benefits for you as an Initial Response Social Worker:

  • Home working available
  • Competitive pay rate of up to £38.00 per hour
  • Offices easily accessible via car
  • Walking distance from Newton Abbot Station

Your responsibilities as an Initial Response Social Worker:

  • Undertaking Child and Parenting Assessments
  • Attend Children in Need and Child Protection meetings
  • Ability to relate to Children, Parents and Carers to help with stress management
  • Working on short-term, fast-paced cases with a high level of proficiency

Requirements of you as an Initial Response Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Initial Response work

Location: Newton Abbot, Devon

Pay rate: up to £38.00 per hour - dependent on experience

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!

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